* Democrats stood up to the president on wiretapping and held firm. Republicans went mad with glee, ran a media blitz attacking the defeatocrats, staked a special election on the issue and lost. Now the GOP is giving up entirely.
* Apparently there is a way for a GOP loyalist to fail so spectacularly that nobody will hire him. Heckuva job, Gonzo!
It feels like I fell asleep and woke up somewhere else.