Originally published on Mon October 8, 2012 3:35 am
Last year it was "carmageddon, schmarmaggedon."
This year, our friends at Southern California Public Radio are asking "carma-what?"
Once again, it seems, car-crazy Los Angelenos coped well with a weekend shutdown of a major freeway so that crews would demolish a no-longer-needed bridge.
Our early headlines:
-- Bombing Kills At Least 14 In Afghanistan, Including Three NATO Troops.
-- With First Debate This Week, We Really Are In Campaign's Final Stretch.
Other stories in the news:
We're nearly to the last of the many milestones that come along during presidential campaigns.
The primaries? Long over.
The conventions? All wrapped up.
Labor Day, when voters supposedly start paying attention? That was four weeks ago.
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: