[image-1]Here’s the wrap:

• A North Carolina judge ruled today that any religious text can be used to swear in a witness. Of course, the argument then goes to what can be constituted as a “religious” text. My copy of Wicked? The Dreamgirls soundtrack? My “Men Are Like …” calendar?

• Bush gives a bleak preview for the summer blockbuster known as Iraq. Meanwhile, critics (better none as the American people) give it an enthusiastic thumbs down.

• Expert panel favors giving smokers more to stress over. ‘Cause that’s what someone trying to quit needs — more stress.

• State House agrees to abortion bill that makes viewing the ultrasound optional.

• Mary Cheney had her baby. Jerry Falwell must be rolling in his freshly dug grave.