Yoko Ono and Amnesty International Executive Director Suzanne Nossel have presented the LennonOno Grant for Peace to Pyotr Verzilov, husband of Nadia Tolokonnikova, one of the three imprisoned members of a popular Russian punk band.(Sept. 21)
Jack: About every 4 years, a handful of sharp wits call for shortening the campaigning phase. Wonder when the rest of us will smarten up. Ah, but wait a minute. Could it be that we have 18 months of blather, rather than 3 or 4, could it be that MONEY is at the root of this? Lets see: Candidate Soandso raised 47 gazillion in campaign financing last month.... Money that is spent where? Um, TV ads. Got it. OK, Katie Couric, back to you. Go forth and develop this, get the scoop on Oliver Knox, et al.