We’ve landed in Bizarro-world:
Why Secretary Paulson asked for seven hundred billion dollars: “It’s not based on any particular data point,” a Treasury spokeswoman told Forbes.com Tuesday. “We just wanted to choose a really large number.” Excuse me while I run screaming around the room here for a minute.
OK, I’m done. Next up: McCain is running around like a headless chicken, blowing off Letterman to “dash back to Washington”… and instead sitting for an interview with Couric, giving speeches in New York, and generally being everywhere but Washington. As usual, Scalzi has the guy’s number: “He is the Sir Robin of 2008 presidential election.”
And finally, PETA has lost its collective mind: The Breast Is Best! PETA Asks Ben & Jerry’s to Dump Dairy and Go With Human Milk Instead.