Yesterday's political news today

Jesse Helms was a bigot with terrible foreign policy ideas, many prominent Republicans think his is an example to follow. Ross Douthat is a Republican commentator who doesn't think that.

John McCain's plan
to balance the budget is not a plan, and insofar as it approaches a plan-like entity, wouldn't balance the budget.

Jim Webb won't be the next Vice-President of the United States.

There's plenty of things people should be mad at Sen. Obama about right now, but he's more right than wrong on the recent Supreme Court gun control (he's totally right) and death penalty (he's kind of right) decisions.

I have actually ordered this bumper sticker, I don't know if it has arrived yet. These last two pieces of information were not a) news, b) particularly political, or c) from yesterday.