A “Boy-Eat-Dog” World
In addition to crooning love-makin’ ditties, the president of the United States demonstrated over the weekend that he can deliver a joke—even if that joke refers to him eating dogs. Yes, we know it’s super cool for journalists who weren’t invited to condemn the White House Correspondents’ Dinner these days, but we’re still fans. After all, in what other setting can you catch the leader of the free world attempting, and failing, to wink.
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OLD MAN OLBERMANN SHAKES FIST AT JIMMY KIMMEL Jimmy Kimmel repeatedly ragged on former ESPN/MSNBC/Current TV darling/nemesis Keith Olbermann, saying he “burned more bridges than the Arsonist of Madison County” and “I’d like everyone to look under your seats. Under each one you will find a copy of Keith Olbermann’s résumé.” In response, Mr. Olbermann said Kimmel was just sour that he didn’t go on his show and tweeted, “I’m complaining about the revenge element. It reminds me of [Bill] O’Reilly.” You got off easy in our opinion, Keith.
USA vs. KONY The Washington Post offers perhaps the best reporting yet on the United States’ military involvement in northern Uganda and explains why the 100 troops deployed by President Obama—mostly Green Berets from the Army—are having a particularly challenging time with the mission at hand. These photos of the “members and victims of the Lord’s Resistance Army” are the most illuminating we’ve seen yet on the matter.
WANNA GET AWAY? What Father Martin McVeigh meant to do was project a PowerPoint presentation to a group of Irish parents of children preparing for their first communion. Instead, he projected a PowerPoint presentation including 16 horribly graphic gay porn images. When asked to turn over the violating content, Father McVeigh explained that he “immediately removed the memory stick from the laptop” and in his shock and “concern to ensure that the images would never be shown again, [he] destroyed it later that evening.”