links for 2009-03-24

  • "The logic seems to be along these lines: 1. These things look bad. 2. Icelanders are good. 3. Therefore these things can’t be true. […] Unfortunately most of the points Mr. Moody picks up on as not true, are in fact true." and then, hey, back the other way. journalism at its best? or at least it's interesting to me to see the back and forth, weaving towards some sort of truth. (And yeah, Moody didn't so much as touch the central issues around over-education, machismo, and hubris.)