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Wed., Dec. 17, 2008, 2:58 p.m.

Dual standards

MSNBC was being snotty today about the fact Interior secretary-designee Ken Salazar wore a cowboy hat -- INDOORS! -- during an appearance before the media.

Meanwhile, the Associated Press today moved the following story.

<blockquote>ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia judge ordered a Muslim woman arrested Tuesday for contempt of court for refusing to take off her head scarf at a security checkpoint.

The judge ordered Lisa Valentine, 40, to serve 10 days in jail, said police in Douglasville, a city of about 20,000 people on Atlanta's west suburban outskirts.

Valentine violated a court policy that prohibits people from wearing any headgear in court, police said.</blockquote>

Maybe Salazar should be nervous.




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