Winners & Losers

Winners Bertie Ahern: The Taoiseach (PM of Ireland) is victorious despite a series of scandals. Monica Goodling: Gonzales’s former counsel comes off surprisingly well in her long-awaited testimony before the House Judiciary Committee. Fred Thompson: Whetting the right’s appetite. Cannes: Old-school Hollywood glamour resurrected, despite the appearance of a few losers. Saudi-bound plane passengers: Spared a real-life ...

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WASHINGTON - MAY 23: Monica Goodling, former Justice Department White House Liaison, testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, May 23, 2007 in Washington DC. The committee is continuing its investigation into the firing of U.S. Attorneys. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Monica Goodling

Winners

Bertie Ahern: The Taoiseach (PM of Ireland) is victorious despite a series of scandals.

Monica Goodling: Gonzales's former counsel comes off surprisingly well in her long-awaited testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Winners

Bertie Ahern: The Taoiseach (PM of Ireland) is victorious despite a series of scandals.

Monica Goodling: Gonzales’s former counsel comes off surprisingly well in her long-awaited testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Fred Thompson: Whetting the right’s appetite.

Cannes: Old-school Hollywood glamour resurrected, despite the appearance of a few losers.

Saudi-bound plane passengers: Spared a real-life “Snakes on a Plane” experience after 700 serpents are confiscated from the carry-on bag of an Egyptian en route to Saudi Arabia.

Losers

Democrats: Will have hell to pay with the left after Congress passes a war funding bill sans withdrawal timetable.

Lebanon: A Sunni militant group tries to radicalize Palestinians living in squalor in Nahr el-Bared, a refugee camp in northern Lebanon.





Bangladesh: UAE will accept more Bangladeshi workers.

Nilofar Bakhtiar: Pakistan’s tourism czar forced to resign for hugging para-jumper instructor.

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