Though the top Democrats have not yet announced victory, the
major news networks (CNN, MSNBC, though not, for some strange
reason, FOX News) are claiming that the Dems have taken the House
of Representatives in today’s election. They needed to win at least
15 seats, and with many races still up in the air, the tea leaf
readers at the country’s more respected news organizations are
projecting a Democrat victory, meaning the the old donkeys will
once again be able to exert some power in the halls of

In other news, the reports from around the South Coast are
already streaming in. This report just in from Shannon Kelley Gould
out at Pascucci in Goleta: “We see Jack Hawxhurst in the lounge
eating spaghetti and we’re trying to get the service staff to
change the television from ‘Dancing With the Stars’ to local
election coverage. Meanwhile, Margaret Connell and Cynthia Brock
have not emerged from the dining part of the Italian restaurant.”
The bad news from Shannon? It’s a no host bar. Shucks!


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