LAT in 90 seconds

– Leave it to Max Boot to parse George Clooney’s filmography for a subtextual neo-con world-view. I should point out that ‘ER’ cleanly illustrates the deficiencies of the privatized American health-care industry and its rakishly handsome providers.

– REAL ESTATE BUBBLE OVER! Or wait, maybe not. Or maybe kind of over. Anyway, I hear the next few years will be great for stocks!

Most Emailed Stories analysis: Cosmetic genital surgery beats real estate bubble story hands-down. I can’t believe that Angelenos actually care more about sex than housing prices.