Shocking Consequences:

With Towers Gone, Area May Be Vulnerable to Lightning: “The issue received little attention after Sept. 11, in part because New York had so few storms this year. But on Aug. 2, when an unusually powerful thunderstorm struck, a 25-year-old Manhattan man was struck and killed by a bolt of lightning on the roof of a six-story apartment building on Broome Street, on the edge of Chinatown.” NY Times

Who’s Your Daddy?

Maureen Dowd: ‘As crazy Al Haig said Sunday on Fox, Bush 43 “has to be careful of the old gang. These are the people that created the problems in the first place by not handling Saddam Hussein correctly. . . . I’m talking about the previous administration and their spokesmen, Jim Baker, Scowcroft, and a very wise daddy who’s not talking at all and he shouldn’t.”

The pathologically blunt General Haig simply spit out what other conservatives imply: Daddy wimped out in Iraq and Junior has to fix it.’ NY Times op-ed