Jewish World Review Dec 6, 2007 / 26 Kislev 5768
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
The Senator Larry Craig doll was introduced in toy stores nationwide on Monday, just in time for holiday gift buyers. We will never know if there's any lead paint on this doll. Anybody who gets lead poisoning will just say he got it from a transfusion.
Jay Leno agreed to pay his Tonight Show staffers two hundred thousand dollars weekly to cover salaries after NBC fired them. The poor guy. He started out in life hoping to be the next Johnny Carson and he wound up becoming the next Andrew Carnegie.
Rudy Giuliani dropped like a rock in the national polls Monday as his scandals began to catch up with him. They involve adultery, cronyism and public payroll padding. As a result, he is running fifth among Republicans but he leads all Democrats.
The U.S. government said Monday it will keep Saddam Hussein's cousin, Chemical Ali, in U.S. custody despite calls for his head in Iraq. No one will be allowed to lay a glove on him. He might have the gene in his DNA that can keep order in that country.
Bill Clinton hired a campaign press secretary Sunday to handle the press while he's out campaigning for his wife. It turned out to be unnecessary. He hired the spokesman when he still thought he would have to be both for and against the Iran War.
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