Say what you will about John Edwards—but with masterful timing, his in flagrante delicto confession was pushed aside by Russia's invasion of Georgia.

• No, not our Georgia, the other Georgia. We learn that the father of Edwards' lady friend's child is not Edwards, but Andrew Young. No, not Georgia's Andrew Young, another Andrew Young.

• From the Opening Ceremonies in Beijing, Mad Vlad Putin launched a war on Georgia, thus becoming the first world leader since Hitler in 1936 to engage in warmongering at the Olympics.

• A Georgia official said, "The only way out of the conflict is for the United States to step in." Georgia, you're going to have to take a number.