This was a crazy nationals because the judges did play some games. Still, Ashley clearly won, so there was nothing chaotic about that. She had the best short program, and her free skate was held together and not a disaster. She can do very well at worlds. Sasha Cohen fell all over the place at 2003 Nationals (she had more problems than Ashley) and went into Worlds as a challenger anyway. Having Ashley and Gracie is not like having a Kwan, but that is unnecessary. No country has a Kwan right now. It is a different competitive system.