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Lists, shmists December 29, 2008

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downwolfThe year is winding down and still the lists keep coming. Yes, this is not an ordinary year. Chaos abounds and just because the calendar marks the end of the year does not mean we start with a clean slate on Thursday. Hang on – it is going to be a very bumpy ride. Here’s politico.com’s list of the top 10 political scoops of the year. I am not sure I agree with this list but I like lists so here are some of them. Click on the link for the juicy details.

1. Couric and Palin (CBS News): Charlie Gibson scored the first Sarah Palin interview.
2. McCain’s houses (Politico).
3. Obama on “bitter” small-town Americans (Huffington Post)..
4. Palin’s shopping spree (Politico).
5. Clinton camp turmoil (Washington Post and The Atlantic).
6. Jeremiah Wright tapes (ABC News).
7. Network TV’s military analysts (New York Times).
8. McCain’s inner circle (New York Times Magazine.
9. Edwards’ extramarital affair (National Enquirer).
10. Powell’s endorsement (NBC).

–  Watch The Golden Duke Award Nominees – winners announced on December 31st.

–  Dave Barry’s Year in Review – read the entire review here.
–   O.J. actually got convicted of something.
–   Gasoline hit $4 a gallon — and those were the good times.
–  On several occasions, “Saturday Night Live” was funny.
–  There were a few days there in October when you could not completely rule out the possibility that the next Treasury secretary would be Joe the Plumber.
–   Finally, and most weirdly, for the first time in history, the voters elected a president who — despite the skeptics who said such a thing would never happen in the United States — was neither a Bush nor a Clinton.

–  The year in review:

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