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Thursday, June 01, 2006
HOW CAN I MISS YOU IF YOU WON'T LEAVE?
8 Katie Couric Goodbye Seen As 'Ridiculously Over the Top': [T]he early reviews for the looong Katie Couric goodbye on Wednesday were negative. … Perhaps the most off-putting idea in this whole spectacle of hoary huzzahs and hosannas was that Katie was remarkable in changing and even saving people's lives.
8 The Queen Mother of looooong goodbyes is the uber-wealthy-stingy Streisand. ENOUGH ALREADY WITH THIS FAREWELL FARCE: She'll do 20 nights, 10 cities. They're talking about tickets being - ready? - $750 per seat. That's more than most humans would pay to see The Man From Galilee if he came back. She's expecting to pocket - are you ready, gullible America who thinks this is the last time they'll get to see her? Ready??? She figures she might walk away with $80 million.
Will the Clintons ever leave?
8 Romancing the votes: With people still speculating about their marriage, Hillary Clinton said the former president "remains an inspiration and a mentor, a friend and a partner."
Speaking of looong goodbyes ...
8 Up the hazy river: [Kerry] has hired a researcher to prove from naval archives that he was in Cambodia three decades ago for a few hours when the Nixon Administration said he was not supposed to be there.
8 Pat recounts more Kerry stories like Kerry's Rosie Ruiz run in the Boston Marathon: As broken by our buddy John Ruberry (an authentic marathoner) Kerry claimed to have run in the Boston Marathon, apparently unaware that records are kept of all runners.
Does this mean a long goodbye for The Big Easy?
8 Radar satellite maps the sinking of New Orleans: Among the fastest sinking areas are parts of the Orleans and St Bernard Parishes – hard hit by Hurricane Katrina – which are subsiding faster than 20 mm per year. Amelung also believes the sinking could explain some of the breaching of the levee system along the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet canal that occurred during the storm.