While you were having a life, the Dish was purring along all four days of the holiday. Among the posts you may have missed, check out Lincoln's beard-trendiness in his day, my absurdly passionate defense of the Pet Shop Boys, the 49th Odd Lie Of Sarah Palin, (it's about Trig), Hugh Hewitt's epic Von Hoffmann Award on Tom DeLay, why America, in the end, will not endorse Palinism, how Sarah Palin's public display of her kids truly is unprecedented and disgusting, and one of the best Thanksgiving Proclamations of all time.

This also has to be easily, in my view, the favorite in the Shut Up And Sing Contest. But you will decide the winner in the end, of course.

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