The Centers for Disease Control says 19 people have died and 247 are infected in the meningitis outbreak. The government is racing to find out how three types of fungus tainted a steroid medication at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy. (Oct. 17)
Greg: When he was running for mayor, Anthony Weiner got into an absurd shouting match with a citizen who questioned his Internet behavior. "What gives you the right to judge me ?!?!" Weiner kept demanding of the guy. Voters have not only the right but the obligation to judge the character of anyone asking for their votes. As Ross Perot put it, anyone running for high office "should have the character to be there." Return to private life if you don't want to be judged.