Saturday, May 29, 2010

Short Takes

“Little Headway” — No, that’s not a character from Dickens; that’s how engineers describe the progress of plugging the leak.

Washington Post: The U.S. is planning a strike in Pakistan in retaliation fo the failed Times Square incident.

China offers condolences to South Korea over ship sinking. (That should give you a clue as to what they’re privately telling North Korea: cool it.)

Fading “scandal” news — The White House asked Bill Clinton to talk to Joe Sestak about a non-paying job.

Take that — Gov. Crist signs the state budget and vetoes a lot of pet projects of his political rivals.

R.I.P. Gary Coleman, actor on TV and erstwhile politician.

The Tigers lost to the A’s in Detroit.