1. APhoto Fix: Gold medallist Seth Wescott, far left, Jason Smith, 2nd left, both of the USA, French bronze medallist Paul-Henri Delerue, and Austrian Dieter Krassnig, far right, speed downhill in the semi final of the Snowboard Cross competition at the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Bardonecchia, Italy earlier today. Radoslav Zidek of Slovakia took the silver medal. (AP Photo/Diether Endlicher)
3. Humor Fix: David Letterman’s “Top Ten Good Things About Winning A Gold Medal (Presented By Olympic Gold Medal Winning Speed Skater, Chad Hedrick)” here.
5. Top of the News Fix: New song: Veep was on a “homo” hunting trip here, Furor erupts over Saddam recordings here, Man who laughed at Cheney gets shot hunting raccoons here, House balks at pork reforms here, and King children not united on center here.
6. Opinion Fix: Christopher Hitchens/The Age (Giving up freedoms), Peggy Noonan/Wall Street Journal (Bush to replace Cheney?), Mark Stein/The Australian (Demography explains 90% of everything), Debra Saunders/SF Chronicle (Passing the high school test), and Marvin Olasky/World (Pat Robertson’s tight-lips strategy).