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Hate Us or Love Us


“Hate Us or Love Us” is a weekly look at the hate and the love that people show the Voice. Bonnie Ruberg served up a two-week double-shot of the love, and, of course, the hate. Look for it every Friday.

The New Republic and CBS—along with political blogs and bloggers alike—hailed Wayne Barrett’s “Rudy Giuliani’s Five Big Lies About 9/11.” TNR said the story “absolutely devastates Rudy Giuliani’s claims about fighting terrorism.”

Matthew Yglesias and Ross Douthat at The Atlantic wonder what effect the piece will have on liberals vs. conservatives.

Meanwhile, Republican voices grumble something about lies and chocolate chip ice cream.

Jossip links to the Voice’s Laurel Toby article, and reminds readers that unfortunately, “even if you ditch your colored contacts for coke-bottle glasses… no one will ever turn around and offer you a check for $23 million.”

Will Hunter S. Thompson fans will join his widow in “the Gonzo way,” wonders a blogger, or just keep his legacy alive with drug and alcohol binges?

Patrick Mcllheran at the Milwauke Journal Sentinel says he doesn’t want to hear anymore about Rudy Giuiliani’s daughter.

What People Were Saying About Us Last Week:

New York Magazine’s headline about this weeks cover story? “‘Voice’ Undercuts Giuliani’s Entire Campaign, No One Notices”

Gawker joins Michael Musto in mourning the “culture of rear entry.”

Have bottoms really “gone belly up?,” wonders

Voice reader Buff Tuff takes off his shirt, folds his hands behind his back, and agrees with Michael Musto

A fellow shopper talks about Lynn Yaeger, reusable bags, and women with expensive taste.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 17, 2007

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