CYNICISM….David Adesnik thinks it’s a little hard to swallow the Pakistani government’s contention that they are shocked ? shocked! ? that some of their leading scientists may have sold nuclear secrets to Iran. That’s sad. How does the youth of America get so cynical at such a young age?

On the other hand, sometimes a little cynicism goes a long way:

The top story right now on is that Ahmad Chalabi has come out in favor of direct elections in Iraq. Until I found that out, I was leaning towards elections. But if Chalabi is for them, something’s gotta be wrong.

I think he may be on to something here….