October surprise: What will it be this year? Some new allegation of a Bush indiscretion at Andover? Or, my favorite: Bin Landen will be popping out of a cake in the coming ten days. But never would I have predicted that a Time Inc. magazine would discover that new high-wage jobs are filling the pipeline and that the NY Times would publish an article suggesting that Bush has a higher IQ than Kerry. Talk about your October surprises.