1. The only way this empty suit has a chance at re-election is as a war President. "Don't change horses in midstream" will be his entreaty! Otherwise....he's a goner. And in what may be a related story... 2. "VLADIVOSTOK, Russia Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has severed Canadian ties with Iran over its sponsorship of terrorism and amid fears about the safety of diplomats in the country. Baird says the Canadian embassy in Tehran will close immediately and Iranian diplomats in Canada have been given five days to leave. The skeleton staff that was operating Canada's Tehran mission has already fled the country. Baird says he's worried about the safety of diplomats in Tehran following recent attacks on the British embassy there." Read more: Canada cuts ties with Iran, closes embassy, orders Iranian diplomats home 3. "In American political jargon, an October surprise is a news event with the potential to influence the outcome of an election, particularly one for the U.S. presidency. The reference to the month of October is because the Tuesday after the first Monday in November is the date for national elections (as well as many state and local elections), and therefore events that take place in late October have greater potential to influence the decisions of prospective voters." October surprise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Could a pol be that callous and calculating.... ....insensitive to the lives such a ploy could cost? You betcha'!