Give it to Drudge. He can do headlines that condense the proper feeling. Maybe they are doing a duet of Pagliacci.
Ridi, Pagliaccio, sul tuo amore infranto,
ridi del duol che t’avvelena il cor!
(Laugh loud, Pagliaccio, forget all of your troubles,
Laugh off the pain that so empoisons your heart. )
A bit too little too late. After Tuesday, Act One of this La Commedia è finita! Then again they will have material for the next 2 years when we enact the end of Act Two.