This is a little late, but here are a few other stories of interest from today's Observer:
Bloomberg 2008 is now a self-sustaining publicity machine.
Horowitz profiles Hillary Clinton’s Palestinian-dove bundler Hani Masri.
Katherine Zoepf looks at the surprising, sad aftermath of Nancy Pelosi's visit to Syria.
Felix Gillette says Katie Couric is the A-Rod of television.
Joe Conason heaps scorn on the promises of Rupert Murdoch to the WSJ.
And Michael Calderone tries to find out how much New York Times memorabilia is worth on the auction bloc.