MoJo Mix: 1 July 2009

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Oh, Sarah Palin. You really are the gift that keeps on giving. But does the Vanity Fair profile of you really deserve such mass quantities of Republican vitriol? Kevin Drum investigates. Plus, three sweet and savory stories for your Canada Day MoJo Mix:

1) 5 troubling SCOTUS rulings you should really be an expert on by now.

2) Why Honduras is the butt of all Mexican jokes, coup be damned.

3) From editor to topless-club manager, and other tales from America’s endangered newspapers.

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