POLITICAL IDOL Sanjaya, Spitzer
• Advance team: Al Gore assembles a secret campaign staff. Even without declaring his candidacy, he's third in the polls (behind Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton but ahead of John Edwards).
• Gals vs. ghoul: Global warming crusaders Sheryl Crow and Laurie David take on Karl Rove in a climate change cage match (virtually speaking).
• Air Wars: The British Airways entertainment team edited Richard Branson's cameo out of Casino Royale for an in-flight showing of the latest Bond flick.
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