Getting a new CIA director should be no surprise. After all, variety is the spies of life.

- If there's a seven-day waiting period for guns, shouldn't there be one at least that long for marriage?- House passage of the Brady Bill was a loss for the National Rifle Association. But we're invoking a seven-day wait before cheering.

- Another way to replace Dan Quayle on the 1992 ticket would be for Mr. Bush to name him to the highly sought-after post of ambassador to Indiana.

- Since becoming vice president, Quayle has visited 46 states and 31 countries, it's reported. So he's flighty, too, huh?

- Bill Tammeus, Kansas City Star