It’s good to know that there are still people, in this time of great strife, who believe in the power of diplomatic negotiation over brute force ... even if the people in this particular case happen to be two Hollywood directors apparently possessed of egos the size of Sarah Palin’s home state.
If one thing is clear after last week’s Super Tuesday craziness, it’s that candidates who seemed to score big want to claim victory as a foregone conclusion, while others who didn’t show quite as strongly—like Mike Huckabee, for example—want to challenge the finality of the results.
A French nun inflicted with Parkinson’s disease is suddenly cured—after fellow nuns pray to the dead pope. The Associated Press ran this story without a hint of irony or skepticism.
Check out Truthdig’s Sam Harris for a little perspective.