The Joe Wilson episode was shocking, the first time a member of Congress has yelled “You lie” at a sitting president. (Hillary doesn’t count, she wasn’t elected then.)
Apparently President Obama wants New York Governor David Paterson not even to compete in the 2010 gubernatorial 2010 election because he is facing almost certain defeat. Paterson’s alleged response “Well, that hasn’t stopped the Mets.”
This is tacky, but what the heck…
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and his wife Jennifer named their newborn daughter Montana, after the ranch Jennifer’s family owns in the state. Good thing that property wasn’t over the state line. It could be a little awkward campaigning in Oakland with a daughter named “Idaho.”
Apparently during the recent Los Angeles area wildfire, a large number of marijuana plantations went up in smoke. Which may explain the record month’s sales at 7-11 and Krispy Kreme.
Over 20,000 people showed up to see the 67-82 Padres take on the 56-90 Pirates. Which means there really isn’t much to do in Pittsburgh on a Saturday afternoon.