Bad news: Obama's got the blues

We already knew that, actually, but I wonder what the specific cause is tonight. Maybe he saw that Gallup is projecting next month’s unemployment rate to jump back up to nine percent? Or maybe it’s gas prices? Could be that he’s just bummed about the American dream post-Hopenchange becoming more … modest.

Two minutes from the big finale to tonight’s bluestravaganza at the White House featuring B.B. King, Jeff Beck, and Mick Jagger. It was carried live on the WH website; when I clicked over there earlier, Jagger was singing “Miss You.” Because if there’s any one Stones song that embodies the blues, it’s their … big disco hit.