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Bad News

By Margaret Lyons in News on Jan 29, 2008 8:40PM

Does it even seem that great? Photo by Icarus the Bright.

Well, when it rains it pours. Today, it's raining awful people and practices, so let's get all the coverage done at once, and then we'll try to chase it with some puppies or some such after this. To the jerk cave!

Is Drew Peterson going to be on Fox's awful lie-detector show The Moment of Truth? Christ, is that show ever boring. Anyway, according to TMZ, Drew wants to be on the show. [TMZ]

A carjacker shot a mother and her baby last night in Gary; the mother survived, but 13-month-old Josiah Shaw died. [CBS 2]

Ugh, there's a new Hummer. [Car and Driver]

Is it maybe possible that political reporters are blowing Obama's "snub" of Clinton at the SOTU last night a bit out of proportion? As in, they're kind of making it up? [Trib]

The Marion VA Medical Center in, uh, Marion is so decrepit that nine veterans have died and 34 been seriously injured there in the last two years due to sub-standard care. [Trib]

Tony Rezko...still a shady liar. [S-T]