The Sound of the Crowd

Our Top Story Tonight

Coincidentally, a number of stories I find irresistable to comment on have come up on the Yahoo! and Google newsfeeds in the last few hours. Rather than make new posts for each, I’ve decided to comment, link, and list them all here. Read ‘em, click ‘em, or not, as you like.

Without further ado (and in no particular order):

The mystery of what happened to the author of “The Little Prince” is solved…if you want to look at it that way. Me, I’m impressed that he used to be on French money.

As one or two of you may have noticed, the tradition of The Sound of the Crowd is that when I have an entry about US soldiers in Iraq, I headline it with a quote from John Lennon’s “I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama, I Don’t Wanna Die.” Well that won’t fit into this roundup format, but the spirit is willing: The troops may face extended Iraq tours, but at least Rumsfeld admits the situation is serious. If you don’t read the story, at least check out the picture–I’d say they made the vile Rumsefeld look like a Muppet, but I have too much respect for Muppets.

There’s Growing GOP Dissent on Iraq. And Howard Dean remains a better man than to give into the temptation to say “I told you so, I told you so, I told you so!” Especially to oh, say, John “Vote? What vote?” Kerry.

And finally, a personal message to the MTV network(s): What does this woman have to do to get her own reality show?

That’s the news, and I am outta here…as Dennis Miller used to say back when he was worth watching.


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