Shopping, cooking, wrapping, cleaning, decorating. Fun, huh? Actually, it kind of is.
Meanwhile, the world spins along pretty much as always. Looks like we'll get HCR before Christmas and Joan Walsh says what needs to be said about that, Maha agrees and so do I.
In her column, Walsh referenced this post by Glenn Greenwald which I think is worth reposting here.
Me, I think I'll just focus on being glad that the Bush administration is, for the most part, gone - and try not to fret too much that they're not in jail, where they belong - and that Obama, for all his faults, at least is not John McCain. So, there's that.
And then there's this, a perennial favorite: