"Ever since I can remember," Barbra Streisand told a crowd at Lincoln Center on Monday night, "people have been calling me bossy and opinionated." She continued: "Maybe that's because I am. Three cheers for bossy women!"
Even in a state known for its colorful political contests, the battle between two incumbent Republicans in Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District may go down as one of the nastiest ever.
It's now called the Doctrine of Restoration, diplomatic jargon for rebuilding America before China eats our lunch. After blowing a trillion dollars on the Iraq war over the last 10 years and establishing a 1,400-strong U.S. Embassy in Baghdad only to see Iran emerge with more influence in Iraq than the United States, it is time for Looney Tunes' Bugs Bunny to burst on the national stage and ask, "What's up, Doc?"