Train to Downing Street, all aboard

Michael Kinsley decided to give the Downing Street Memo a necessary media boost this weekend with a big "so what?" column that set off a series of responses from Kevin Drum, Juan Cole and others. Memeorandum collected a bunch. Think Progress also talks about Walter Pincus' Washington Post story and the lack of a plan for post-invasion Iraq.

Also in DSM news: Crooks and Liars collected a video produced by the folks, who say: "It's tempting in the flurry of minutes and memos and articles to get so wrapped up in the story that you forget exactly who the story is about [my emphasis]... It's not about Republicans and Democrats. It has, and always will be, about them. About those heroes who sacrificed and trusted their government. About those with brave hearts who cannot speak now from the grave. And so, it is up to us to speak for them." (Memeorandum, Think Progress; via Crooks and Liars)

UPDATE: Think Progress came through again with a post criticizing the New York Times' memo coverage this morning; Salon's War Room also nails them. (Think Progress, Salon Politics War Room)

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