The Wall Street Journal ‘s weekend edition gives its top spot to news that the Department of Homeland Security won’t continue development of its high tech “virtual fence” along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Below the fold, the LAT has a profile of Meghan McCain, where she reveals she voted for John Kerry in 2004. The Republican candidate’s daughter also confesses she’s “more liberal on social issues” than her father.
“There’s something about an election year that makes politicians start bragging about how many furry or feathered critters they’ve killed,” reflects Gail Collins on the NYT op-ed page. She notes that despite this campaign season’s “extraordinary number of grisly shooting incidents,” all of the major candidates have avoided voicing definitive support for increased gun control.