Required Reading: April 20, 2006

In which...Slate's Dickerson declares "the generals aimed at Donald Rumsfeld and hit Scott McClellan", New York sheds residents fastest in the nation, the Iraq & Afghan war bills double over three years, the PA tells Silverstein to choose option A or option B, Spitzer says curbing development will boost the upstate economy, and Julia Roberts gets two encores in her B'way debut.

Happy 4-20, by the way! (this is no way constitutes an endorsement by WNYC of the use of illegal drugs).

"Rummy's Body Count" (Slate)

"New York Is Losing People at Fastest Pace in America" (NY Sun)

"Unforeseen Spending on Materiel Pumps Up Iraq War Bill" (Washington Post)

"PA builds up offer to Larry on WTC site" (NY Daily News)

"Spitzer Calls for Limits on Sprawl To Help Upstate Economy" (NY Sun)

"Julia soaks up 'Rain' cheer: Two opening night curtain calls for Roberts and cast" (NY Daily News)