I don't watch any political speeches, debates, campaign ads, press conferences, etc, no matter who it is. I don't watch any political commentators either. The only thing I watch on Fox News is Red Eye, if I'm awake, a totally unserious show that's on here at midnight and which ususally features attractive women and funny comedians as panel guests. I don't need to be reminded of how hosed we are.I mostly read conservative and libertarian blogs and e-zines. I don't have to read liberal ones because the conservative and libertarian ones do a good job of deconstructing their nonsense. Occasionally a liberal site will report straight unbiased news that's worth reading, but only if it's about something they can't put a spin on. For example, here's an informative article from the Huffington Post about the Czech ban on hard liquor we encountered during our trip:Czech Republic Alcohol Ban Eases, Deadly Booze Hunt Goes Onhttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/26/czech-republic-alco...The Czech government agreed on Wednesday to ease a ban on the sale and export of spirits after police found the source behind the spread of deadly bootleg booze that has killed 26 people.The state banned the sale of hard liquor on Sept. 14, a tough step in one of the world's hardest-drinking nations and a popular party destination for Britons and other Europeans. Exports were stopped last week under EU pressure.From Thursday, the government will allow the sale of newly made and stamped bottles, although police are still searching for up to 15,000 litres of liquor containing methanol. The worst health scare for decades in the EU member country of 10.5 million was still bringing new patients to hospitals this week._____________________None of our restaurant servers spoke good enough English to explain what was going on, just enough to tell me "No vodka and tonic for you."--fleg
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