The buzz today was less about oil touching $108 a barrel than New York governor (and Clinton superdelegate) Eliot Spitzer touching -- er -- something else. And doing the deed in my fair city!
Not only here, but at the nearby Mayflower Hotel. Here's the Universalist tie-in: the Universalist General Convention in 1935 met at the Mayflower. The most important thing that happened at that meeting was the serene passage of the Washington Avowal, echoes of which are still used in some churches.
It's also a boffo place to get a martini.