John McCain earned a surprising amount of praise from the foreign press — even the British and the French dig him. Not bad for the candidate seen at home as a sequel to George W. Bush.
Ménage à trois aside, it was corruption -- not homosexuality -- that brought down the former NJ Governor.
Oona King was the second black woman ever elected to the British House of Commons. James Kirchick says that her new diaries show King to have been a "hardworking and exceptionally devoted MP," if at times indistinguishable from the man who succeeded her -- the odious George Galloway.