Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Who Wants to Vote Again?

The New York Times reports "low to moderate voter turnout" in today's Georgia Senate runoff, proving that people are sick of voting, especially when both candidates are old white men.

Couric's New Haircut

In an effort to look more like her male competitors, Katie Couric got a haircut.

'Impeach Bush' Ornament to Hang on White House Tree

Says artist Deborah Lawrence, ""Apparently, they didn't read it -- or Laura Bush is more progressive than I believed." [Washington Post]

UPDATE: Ornamentgate takes a new turn. The White House has nixed the controversial ball.

Sally McDonough, a spokeswoman for Laura Bush, called the ornament inappropriate. ''I think it really is a shame and, quite frankly, not very much in the holiday spirit,'' she said.

Advertising Enters a New Realm

USA Today reports on a teacher who began putting ads at the bottom of his tests to off-set copying costs. Because kids are always looking for structural engineers.

"I was unprepared for war."

"I didn't campaign and said 'please vote for me, I'll be able to handle a, uh, an attack.'"

High Scientists Unveil Trippy Earth

The New York Times has an article on their home page right now revealing that at the beginning, Earth looked just like psychedelic black light posters from the seventies.

MSNBC Replaces Fox News