THAT'S THIS MUCH CASH Edwards • Edwards: Give it back, Hil: John Edwards takes Hillary to task for accepting more than $20,000 from officials of News Corp., the parent company of Dem-bashing Fox News.
• Well-versed: When questioned by the Senate, a Bush aide laments, "My situation makes Odysseus's voyage between Scylla and Charybdis seem like a pleasure cruise." Epic!
• Elton's Internet rant: "The Internet has stopped people from going out and being with each other, creating stuff.... I do think it would be an incredible experiment to shut down the whole Internet for five years and see what sort of art is produced over that span."
• Brownback girl: The latest pro-candidate music video features a Church Lady-esque old guy.
• A manatee in full: Alec Baldwin has recorded two 30-second PSAs for the Save the Manatee Club, the advocacy group founded by Jimmy Buffet.