• I'm having trouble keeping track. As I understand it, Barack Obama's energy plan consists of keeping automobile tires and Paris Hilton's career properly inflated.

• As you can imagine, Hilton's career has skyrocketed. In the past week, she has been offered everything from secretary of energy to the lead in "The Mary Todd Lincoln Story."

• When Barack and Michelle Obama relax at the end of the day, they pour a drink, toast each other and say, "We'll always have Berlin."

• Hillary's supporters already have a place in history. They can be compared to the last Japanese soldiers to surrender following World War II, as they came crawling out of the caves. In 1964.

• The anthrax investigation continues. Once they capture Dr. Ivins' driver — case closed.