Your Monday Morning News Update

-- The ballot counting continues at the pace of a drunken, amputee snail, and nothing has changed. But I have a question: Why in the hell is this taking so long?

-- Why in the hell is the Star giving precious editorial space to drivel about the late Ed Bradley? There's no Tucson angle here. There's nothing new here that has not been covered in almost every other news outlet in the freakin' world.

-- Also, is it news that John McCain may run for president? NO, IT IS NOT. HE'S ALREADY BEEN RUNNING FOR A FREAKIN' YEAR. And remember: The next time someone refers to McCain as a "moderate," punch them. He's about as right-wing as they come.