Daily Archives: June 22, 2004

Two on Michael Moore.

Whores

COURIC: Well, I don’t want to get into this too much, but certainly with the reported Saddam Hussein, 9/11, al-Qaeda connection and some of the other intelligence information that the press was given…

Mr. MOORE: We–I’m–I’m–my film is a–is a silent plea to all of you in the news media to do your job. We need you. You–we–you’re our defense against this. If–if we don’t have you, what do we have? And I just think a disservice was done to the American people. You know–you know what’s great about this country? You and everyone else here gets to ask any question you want. Literally, you can ask any question you want. No one can stop you. You…

Unfairenheit 9/11 – The lies of Michael Moore. By Christopher Hitchens

To describe this film as dishonest and demagogic would almost be to promote those terms to the level of respectability.
Osama is suddenly so guilty and so all-powerful that any other discussion of any other topic is a dangerous “distraction” from the fight against him. I believe that I understand the convenience of this late conversion.

Who do you believe? I don’t know.

Later… Michael Moore responds. Excellent! Thanks Kevin for the link.

iRiver H320/H340 – personal music player

Now, this looks like a nice music player. dpreview has a concise feature list. As well as mp3 files it also plays ogg files, and it can display jpegs, and I could plug my camera into it and it’ll make coffee while I watch tv (no, only joking about the last bit!)
It’s not out yet AFAICT but I might be able to afford one in a few months time if reviews prove positive!
Later… ipodyourbmw.com – Owen mentioned this last night, I’d forgotten it, but Stewie reminded me a few minutes ago. And the The Register has more in a slightly easier format to read.