It was a really crammed week on the Dish. Here are some of the more substantive posts you might have missed: on the strange notion of an "LGBT community"; the dysfunctional Clinton and Clinton team; the Republican war on Ron Paul; the torture link between Pat Robertson and Rudy Giuliani; and whether the decline in violence in Iraq these past two months means that the Bush administration is vindicated. I'm delighted by the first pieces of good news out of Iraq in a long time, but not at all convinced we have turned a corner, or that the surge somehow erases the fatal errors before it. Oh, and Ron Jeremy's Britney Spears impression.

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