The October Surpise That Wasn’t

There was quite a bit of angst expressed on the left side of the blogosphere prior to the New Jersey decision on couples’ benefits. Yet the big, bad, bold headline on the front page of my newspaper this morning reads…

Iraq Spurns a US Timetable

Leader Disallows Raid on Shiite Area

The second-runner-up for my attention this morning is…

Bush ‘Not Satisfied’ With War

Then way over on the far left side is a much smaller headline…

NJ Gets Closer to Civil Unions

Wow, that Karl Rove is a genius, huh? Scheduling a presser on Iraq when Bill Frist is telling his fellow Republikkkans to avoid the issue completely. Priceless.