THAT FAMILIAR RUSH Limbaugh(Photo: Getty Images)
• Rush back in right light: Rush Limbaugh calls service members who advocate withdrawal from Iraq "phony soldiers," a likely power move to wrestle back some of the incessant press received by the heir to his empire, Bill O'Reilly.
• Portfolio SI-clone: S.I. Newhouse reportedly takes his red pen to the pages of Portfolio's fourth issue, leading some staffers to conclude that Condé Nast's big, bad boss wasn't terribly pleased with it.
• Gee, thanks: George McGovern officially backs Hillary Clinton in '08. But is support from the 1972 anti-war presidential candidate who holds the title for the second-largest presidential landslide defeat in history more like an undorsement?
• On the docket: Penguin publishing sues a biographer for the return of a $200,000 advance after the scholar fails to deliver a manuscript—the life story of Jack Kerouac—in time for this year's 50th Anniversary of On The Road.