The closing of 600 Starbucks stores and the 28 percent drop in Ford's sales leads Drudge on Wednesday morning. In political links, Drudge highlights the possible launch of a California gubernatorial bid by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, former Vice President Dan Quayle's comment that he respects Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaHarris seeks Iowa edge with army of volunteers North Korean media rips Biden: a 'fool of low IQ' Lessons from Australia: Voters put pocketbooks over climate change, again MORE, and the private meeting Obama held with former Secretary of State Colin Powell.