Into the blue flame:

— The real scandal is that General McChrystal’s favorite beer is Bud Light Lime. Has he never tried regular Bud? Normal Bud Light?

— Third newspaper poll in a row shows rising approval ratings for Barack Obama but fails to mention it.

— I’m guessing Labour is now glad to be in opposition.

— Should birth control pills be available over the counter? Makes sense to me at first glance.

— The really real scandal is that the McChrystal/Obama plan for Afghanistan doesn’t seem to be working.

Debating the 30-year fixed rate mortgage.

More New Pornographers: “Sing Me Spanish Techno”.