EXPERTS DISCUSS FLATNESS OF EARTH….The Washington Post editorializes today that we could all be singing Kumbaya on Iraq except for one itsy bitsy little thing:

The decision of Democrats led by Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (Nev.) to deny rather than nourish a bipartisan agreement is, of course, irresponsible….A Democratic strategy of trying to use Iraq as a polarizing campaign issue and as a club against moderate Republicans who are up for reelection will certainly have the effect of making consensus impossible — and deepening the trouble for Iraq and for American security.

Yes, you heard right. After four years of Republican insistence that Congress’s only role in the war is to pony up trainloads of money and then shut the hell up, it turns out that it’s actually Democrats who are making consensus impossible. Ad astra per alia porci! In other news from this universe, J.K. Rowling revealed today that Harry Potter becomes a Sith Lord in the seventh book, destroys Hogwarts and kills all its inhabitants, and will henceforth be known as Darth Patronus. Movie rights will be auctioned shortly.