"Take This For What It's Worth."
Following "a long, bleak lunch today" -- lucky! -- the Dallas Morning News' Crunchy Con hisself just posted to Beliefnet a piece bearing the headline "The mood among Dallas Republicans." Which is? Aw, c'mon, read it for yourself, then add to the growing list of comments -- among them one that insists "a hardcore ideological lefty journalist who has ties to the Clintons" predicts a "very rude surprise come November when the Republicans will manage to pull it out." Is it November 5 yet? No? Damn it. --Robert Wilonsky