And speaking of guessing: who's the GOP presidential frontrunner now? The YouTube debate was a bumpy ride.
Meanwhile, Pakistan's Musharraf shed his uniform. The Broadway strike ended in time for the holidays. Trent Lott bows out. Housing prices swoon. And the Iraq picture is a mix of big hurdles and a little hope.
This hour On Point: we'll go behind the week's headlines.Guests:
Trudy Rubin, syndicated foreign affairs columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Clarence Page, Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist for The Chicago Tribune.
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.
This program aired on November 30, 2007.