Hit Parade: No Peace, No Justice
The Hit Parade ranks stories other people tuned into. Chart placement is determined by the Hardball Briefing, Henry Seltzer and our whim. Arrows indicate movement since last week.
1.↑Bushleaves country. Vacation with friends.
2.↔Bushconsults attorney, press trips over Tenet's resignation on the way to the story.
3.↓World War II Memorial fills space. Allows for another Brokaw, Dole reunion.
4.↑Bush-McCainspeculation. Fearing apocalypse, liberal media wails.
5.↓Sharptonjoins CNBC. Economic indicators go haywire.
6.↑Scott Peterson's trial begins and somehow Martha made an appearance. Scientists search for tear in celebrity-justice continuum.
7.↑Chalabithis, Chalbithat. Back to Peterson already.
8.↓ Representatives reject amendment for emergency congressional replacements, call for post-doomsday democracy. Iraq volunteers to serve as provisional authority.
9.↑Dan Rather to interviewClinton for book promotion. Like Walters and Hillary, preaching to the choir.
10.↑ Federal judge strikes down Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act; Bush and Kerry campaigns begin the process of converting issue into votes.