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I've never tried to be uber-sexy, ... I want to age gracefully. At 48 now, I've finally lost my baby read more

I've never tried to be uber-sexy, ... I want to age gracefully. At 48 now, I've finally lost my baby fat. I want to look nice and feel attractive. ... I grew my hair out and got it lightened for the simple reason that I'm pretty gray, and this means I don't have to go to the hairdresser as often.

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I think the press, which arguably was cowed by the (Bush) administration in the run-up to the war with Iraq, read more

I think the press, which arguably was cowed by the (Bush) administration in the run-up to the war with Iraq, was certainly not cowed in covering the aftermath of Katrina.

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The press was doing its job, and in doing its job, they saw this clash between what they were witnessing read more

The press was doing its job, and in doing its job, they saw this clash between what they were witnessing with their own eyes and what officials were telling them,

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Journalists prize independence - not teamwork,

Journalists prize independence - not teamwork,

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Gay is not one of those writers who vomits on a page, then goes back and rewrites. He never moves read more

Gay is not one of those writers who vomits on a page, then goes back and rewrites. He never moves on to a next sentence until he's perfectly happy with one he's written before. So he'll struggle with the opening paragraph of a chapter for weeks. This is laborious, not to mention painful.

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