BACK IN THE HIGH LIFE AGAIN. Hey look, it’s the ’80s! The National Journal’s Hotline points out all the Reagan-era Dems who hope to make 2004 the Opposites Day version of 1988: Gore, Gephardt, et al. We’re at war with a worldwide, ideologically driven, societally suicidal enemy. The president, a tax-cutting Republican with a devoted wife, is living down his wacky pre-White House career by calling evil things evil. And Marion Barry is running for mayor. (That link takes you to a summary, rather than the whole, pricey Washington Post piece.) My only question: When do we get the cool music?

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