Wednesday :: Nov 19, 2008

In the news today, oh boy


by Erin Alecto

Greg Sargent at TPM and dday at Hullabaloo think Obama's pick of Tom Daschle for Secretary of Health and Human Services means our next president will make health care a priority. Isn't that what Obama campaigned on? Signs and portents here.

As expected, Ted Stevens concedes.

At last, Missouri falls to McCain. So much for the bellweather status enjoyed since 1956.

Al Franken wins his lawsuit asking to be given access to information on the absentee ballots rejected to see if they were improperly thrown out. Good for him!

India blows up a Somali pirate ship, days after pirates seized a Saudi supertanker carrying $100 million worth of oil.

I don't know about you, but I've been on pins and needles waiting for the verdict: Hugh Jackman - Sexiest Man Alive. I can't say I agree with that one. Just look at the picture at the link. The man has no earlobes.

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