If you're in the mood for a good laugh and a dressing-down of a lefty journalist, check out this Weekly Standard bit on rocker Jon Schaffer-"If there's a second Bush administration and the position comes open, THE SCRAPBOOK figures Jon Schaffer would make an excellent ambassador to France." That assumes that Jonah turns down the job.
The Saudis stormed the Khobar complex, freeing some captives, but only one jihadi was capture, while three escaped. 22 dead is the count at the moment.
Archiball Cox, the guy who was the target of the Saturday Night Massacre, died this weekend. Robert Bork actually showed up in that story; as the #3 guy in the Nixon Justice department, he was the guy who actually fired Cox when his two superiors stepped down rather than fire independent-council Cox.
A quick preface to this next part-Troy is one of the bigger Detroit suburbs. I'm up in Midland at the moment, about two hours north of Detroit. Conversation Friday night-
Alan-"Rose and I are going to Troy tonight"Here, I though Troy was Emimem's sequel to Eight-Mile, where he moves to a less blue-collar suburb.
Me-"You better be careful-the Memorial Day traffic on I-75 will be tough."
Speaking of I-75, we'll be tootling down it to a friend's cottage north of Ann Arbor for the remainder of the weekend. We'll likely have blog silence until Monday night when we get to Marion for my IWU interview on Tuesday.