Thursday, November 27, 2008

Short Takes

Minnesota Recount: Al Franken loses a court case that would have counted rejected absentee ballots. Maybe they will get Al Gore to play him in the HBO movie version of this story.

Thousands Attend Funeral: Officer Alex Del Rio died in a one-car crash while pursuing a speeding vehicle in Hollywood, Florida. My thoughts are with his family, including his mother, Miriam, a former colleague at work.

Meet Me at Gitmo: In an interview with Sean Penn, Raul Castro offers to meet Barack Obama on “neutral ground.”

Joe’s Dough: Sen. Joe Lieberman donated to GOP House and Senate campaigns.

How Much? The bailout costs more than a trip to the moon.