Usually, I'm not overwhelmed by Kathy Griffin. Her pseudo-hip obsession with celebrities speaks volumes about the misplaced values of our citizenry, who remain obsessed with piffle even as the nation slides out of superpower status. But this bit is gold.
For a brilliant take-down of Bush's revisionist history of the Katrina debacle, read Harry Shearer's piece here. Yes, yes, I know: He is published by HuffPo, and I've had many an unkind word for Arianna (whose conversion to liberalism always seemed phony). But The Huffington Post did at least one thing right when it gave Shearer a forum.