It’s a good thing the Super Bowl is played on Sunday because if it were Monday there would be great pressure to have a three-day weekend declared. The Super Bowl has become a national celebration for which the actual game is just a pretext.
The U.S. Congress is investigating the military’s expanding intelligence role to see if the Pentagon is meeting its legal obligation to inform lawmakers of its activities.
In the course of three short months, the political system has come full circle: a presidential campaign, an inauguration, a State of the Union address and now this — another presidential race. A dozen or so ambitious Republicans and Democrats already are warming up for 2008.