Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Short Takes

Mission accomplished — Former President Bill Clinton leaves North Korea with the two American journalists.

Meanwhile, the other diplomat named Clinton is talking to Kenya.

28 — That’s the number of GOP senators who plan to vote against Sonia Sotomayor.

The Senate is expected to extend the cash-for-clunkers program.

Bring ’em on — Standish, Michigan, would love to house the Gitmo prisoners in their maximum security prison.

In the game — Former football coach Lou Holtz is considering running for Congress here in Florida.

Fewer hurricanes are predicted for the rest of the season. (Zero would be fine with me.)

The Tigers lost to Baltimore.