Today on the Dish we posted perspectives on the Iranian election here, here, here, here, and here. Also, please send us - not the NYT - any firsthand accounts of the voting and we will publish them tomorrow.

Speaking of the paper of record, its record on calling torture "torture" has, in fact, been consistent for decades - consistently applied to other countries. Read a full Dish report here. (The editors could learn something from this Marine. Plus, see "The Daily Show"'s take on the Times here.)

In other news, Randall Terry made a terrorist threat, Sotomayor appeared to defy a ban on discriminatory clubs, and a showdown on the HIV ban could be coming soon to DC. In news abroad, progress seemed to move forward on stemming Israeli settlements, and a Dish reader gave some much-needed context.

In bloggy news, Andrew discussed the budget with Conor, Megan, and Noah Millman, and I rounded up his long back-and-forth with TNC on identity politics. We also published another late-term testimonial.

-C.B.

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