-- Newest frontier of television news: designated commentator for missing child stories. -- Fred Thompson on DSK: “You can be sure of one thing: This never would have happened if Arthur Branch were still running things.” -- Rupert Murdoch and the “reverse ferret.” -- “Easy ways” to balance the budget are not actually so easy. -- Good American basketball jobs might flee to Turkey. -- The debt ceiling cat.
Thwack! An elaborately beaded elephant handbag lands solidly on Fred Thompson's upper arm. "Law and Order on the Border!" the bag's owner, a short, sassy, middle-aged brunette, crows at the presumed presidential candidate.