WASHINGTON -- In the past week, Karl Rove has been promising Republican insiders an "October surprise" to help win the November congressional elections.
President Bush's political strategist is also saying that the final two weeks before the elections will see a blitz of advertising, and the Republican National Committee is deploying an army of volunteers to key locations to help the grass-roots effort and monitor the elections. Continued.-----------------
And then there is this one:
"The Times quoted Ahmadinejad as saying "The U.S. doesn't speak for the whole world" in its opposition to Iran's nuclear program. It also quoted Robert Blackwill, a former deputy national security adviser under President Bush, as wondering after the session whether negotiations with Ahmadinejad's government would ever be possible.
"If this man represents the prevailing government opinion in Tehran, we are headed for a massive confrontation with Iran," Blackwill said."