1. “I don’t believe it’s fair or appropriate to come here and ask for your money and then not campaign here,” Sen. John McCain said in Dallas in June. “I’ll be back to the great state of Texas on several occasions. Not just for fundraising, but because I think it is an important state for the future of this nation.” That situation has changed.
2. The only two guys who looked especially sharp in the Cowboys’ shaky win over the Cincinnati Bengals? Marion Barber and Felix Jones, who combined for 180 yards rushing, a far cry from last week, when Barber had eight carries and Jones none. Just remember that when the ‘Boys lose in the playoffs and Barber/Jones have about 12 carries between them, while Tony Romo throws 56 times. (Or, roughly half the amount of times Jessica Simpson will be shown by the Fox cameras, looking like she’s doing long division in her head.)
3. And finally, today is the last day to register to vote in November’s general election. So if you haven’t registered yet, you know, get on that.