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Quick Fix 6 — 11/22/05

1. APhoto Fix: Santas take a coffee break at Wookey Hole in western England Tuesday Nov. 22, 2005. Santas from all over the country gathered to undergo a training day, organized by the public relations and marketing company Ministry of Fun, before they go out to work over the busy Christmas period.

2. Cartoon Fix: Bill Schorr (Manipulated media), Rob Robers (Medicare drug benefit form), and Henry Payne (GI Joe & the whiny senators).

3. Humor Fix: David Letterman’s “Top Ten Things Going Through George W. Bush’s Mind at This Time” here.

4. My Way Fix: This Day in History here, Today’s Birthdays here, Positive Quote here, and Word of the Day here.

5. Top of the News Fix: CNN covers Cheney with mysterious X here, Report: Bush planned to bomb al-Jazeera here, Man sues ABC for gay ‘Wife Swap’ here, War foes ‘cheap talk’ may bring new vote here, and in some places, no rush to deck the halls here.

6. Opinion Fix: Mort Kondracke/Roll Call (McCain calls for more troops), Alyssa A. Lappin/FrontPageMag (For a feminist foreign policy), Brendan Miniter/Wall Street Journal (Murtha unites Republicans), Heather MacDonald/ (Baghdad’s real torturers), and Mark Steyn/Daily Telegraph (Word on Arab Street).

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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