PAGING DR. CLOONEY. If Robert DeNiro purchases the New York Observer, does this mean that it�s only a matter of time before George Clooney acquires the Prospect? We were on record calling Clooney "a great American" way before it became fashionable for right wingers to rag on him. Heck, Clooney and I were even quoted next to each other in a Mark Steyn screed against the U.N. A Clooney-Prospect merger would certainly be a match made in heaven.

--Mark Leon Goldberg