Gossip Roundup: 'How You Gonna Trust That Cat?'
• Washington Whispers: Rolex watch given to John F. Kennedy from Marilyn Monroe is up for auction; its box includes poem, "And let me love or let me die!". . . 81% in one poll can identify Roberts. . . Some Democrats irked by Clinton's participation in Katrina aid. . . Chertoff has an evacuation plan for his family. . . DeLay has personal vow not to frown or whine. . . Margaret Spellings exercises to the Police, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, and the Carpenters. . . Romney's religious credibility questioned by "Christian leaders." [USN&WR]
• Inside the Beltway: Bush "took a rare break from mopping up Hurricane Katrina and bid farewell to Prince Bandar". . . Bork's son hawks shirts that say, "Renominate Bork! He's tanned, rested and ready." [WT]
• Rush & Molloy: Chuck D raps about Katrina: "Son of a Bush, how you gonna trust that cat?/ To fix [bleep] when help is stuck in Iraq?" [NYDN]
• The Scoop: Al Sharpton acted as "eyes and ears" of PETA for New Orleans. [MSNBC]