AP: “Democrat Jim Webb won Virginia’s pivotal Senate race Wednesday, unseating Republican George Allen and giving the Democrats total control of Congress.”
Naked Jen: “Ding dong Rumsfeld is gone!”
NY Times editorial: “The Democrats won a negative victory, riding on the wave of public anger about Republicans.”
AP: “Dennis Hastert announced Wednesday he will not run for leader of House Republicans.”
Dan Fost: Hacking the Web 2.0 Conference.
Doc Searls in Berkeley, after hearing that Rumsfeld is going. He’s one happy dude! :-)
Robert Gates will be the new Secretary of Defense.
Dave Griffin: “The Rhode Island vote now means there will be a Whitehouse in the Senate.”
UPI: “It was a thumpin’, Bush said Wednesday.”
thumpin.com, already taken, is a porn site.
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XML.com makes a couple of mistakes here, criticizing software made by my company for a flaw it didn’t have. I wish they’d check their facts. And this grudge they have about me is so old, so tired, so irrelevant. GIve it up, okay?
Scott Rosenberg, Berkeleyite, observes new Republican spin.
Doc’s here, we’re watching CNN before going out to breakfast. We’re playing a neat game called Spot the Republican. When we see a Republican on CNN, I decide what form of punishment we’re going to give them. Usually it’s the death penalty of some form. Hanging, firing squad, dismemberment, lethal injection, burning at the stake, disembowelment.
TheoDP: Amazon Patent Reform Timeline.
jkOnTheRun: Now NTP wants a piece of Palm.
NY Times: “Democrats seized control of the House of Representatives and defeated at least four Republican senators yesterday, riding a wave of voter discontent with President Bush and the war in Iraq.”
Washington Post: “The political pendulum in American politics swung away from the right yesterday, putting an end to the 12-year Republican Revolution on Capitol Hill and delivering a sharp rebuke of President Bush and the Iraq war.”