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Benjamin at the anti-Chomsky blog has some great thoughts on Chomsky’s reaction to Election ‘04 (hint: Chomsky doesn’t like the outcome), in which our favorite America hater again reveals his underlying Marxism by mentioning ‘class interests’ (what a laughable way to analyze modern America!). Benjamin rightly calls him out on his pathetic attempt to use the eligible U.S. voting population as his definition of electorate in order to make the claim that Bush got only 30% of the vote (note to Chomsky: I think even most Democrats outside of West Palm Beach realize you have to actually vote to be counted). I share Benjamin’s amusement at Chomsky’s risible reference to the ‘vast diversity’ found in the world of academia. Vast diversity in superficialities like skin color and height perhaps; no diversity at all in viewpoint…

DJ Drummond at Polipundit unmasks Karl Rove’s secret agent. In hindsight, the whole Democratic effort in ‘04 reeks of amateurism. If Bob Shrum advises another presidential campaign, I’ll…well, I won’t be surprised at all, since the Dems don’t ever seem to learn their lesson…

Captain Ed at Captain’s Quarters takes Nicholas Kristof and the NY Times to task for their blatantly transparent attempt to dictate to the red states by replacing the Electoral College. The whole reason for the Electoral College, as Captain Ed rightly surmises, is so that one or two major population centers can’t determine the outcome of an election. Change the system, and you throw our future elections into the hands of the liberal Hollywood and New York elite (and if that thought doesn’t scare you, you’re reading the wrong blog). One suspects there wouldn’t be so much <a href=”http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/11/15/opinion/schieffer/mai