1) Confederate Yankee has the best take on Obama’s frenzied casting of former allies under the bus.
2) What? Bay waters light to a moderate chop? I’m ruined! “Investing” in the weather (how Paco Financial Services missed this one is beyond me; look soon for the ad seeking a new product development VP).
3) Retired Air Force General McPeak thinks McCain is weak on national security; backs…Obama?!?
4) I will be posting an original short story this week, probably in three installments. It’s out there making the rounds of various competitions and, to the disgrace of the current state of modern literature, has actually made the first cut in one of them. In the interests of full disclosure, I should also point out that it has been rejected by wiser, more tasteful judges (for whom my comic tale falls woefully short of the self-consciously melancholy little psycho-dramas that seem to make up the bulk of short-story writing these days).