Tuesday, October 23, 2007

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

from the weekend:

The Good:

Representative Bobby Jindal won the race to be Governor of Louisiana replacing the terrible Kathleen Blanco. Jindal is one of the brightest stars in the GOP and an effective governorship may just see him head the GOP ticket sometime in the next decade.

Alabama whupped Tennessee 41-17 to set up a huge game for the Tide against #3 ranked LSU this week.

The Bad:

Poland's Law & Justice Party headed by the Kaczynski brothers who are Eurosceptics, conservative and staunch allies of Washington lost to a centre-right party which has already promised to cozy back up to Brussels and pull troops from Iraq by the end of the year. The only good news there is President Kaczynski is in office until 2010 and has some veto power.

Mohammed El-Baradei proclaims that Iran is 3-8 years away from a nuclear weapon and therefore the West has plenty of opportunity to negotiate.

The Ugly:

Boston comes back from a 3-1 deficit vanquishing the Cleveland Indians to advance to the World Series showing the resilience and fight that is now a fading memory in the Bronx.

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