Via Ace and See-Dub. Congress is preparing to recess, reporters are going on vacation, and we won’t hear from Petraeus for another six weeks. August is officially here. And it’s looking as slow and dull as ever.

Thank heaven for the inexhaustible content supply that is crap video. By the end of the month, I expect we’ll have moved formally to an “all Tay Zonday, all the time” format. Look forward to it.

Exit question: Staged or real? I think it’s simply too darned awesome to be fake.