Best Defense

Best excuse of the week

From C.J. Chivers’ terrific blog from Libya: "A quick note: we have a terrible satellite connection here, and that and the ongoing battle beside the building we are working in has made swift updates difficult." If the Pulitzer board doesn’t give this guy something eventually, shame on them. (I’d give Abu Mook a HT on ...

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ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

From C.J. Chivers’ terrific blog from Libya: "A quick note: we have a terrible satellite connection here, and that and the ongoing battle beside the building we are working in has made swift updates difficult."

If the Pulitzer board doesn’t give this guy something eventually, shame on them.

(I’d give Abu Mook a HT on this but I wrote it before I saw his item on same.)

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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