My but wasn’t Obama’s controversial!!1! Nobel Peace Price a media godsend!!1!
Does Obama deserve the Nobel Peace Prize?
Should he accept it?
Should he reject it?
Should he hang the medal on Bo’s dog collar?
Should Bill Clinton have gotten the award, so we all could cue up the Monica Lewinsky videotapes and revisit the curse of the blue-stained dress? Oh, and impute all sorts of nefarious subtexts because Bill’s wife is the current Secretary of State?
Well, you know the media drill. All that speculative yada-yada-ing gives the media the perfect excuse not to address Bob Somerby’s eminently reasonable question: Why the fuck does the US spend two to three times as much as comparable nations on comparable health care?
It’s not as though the answer is harder to figure out than what’s next in the Jon & Kate saga.
By Request: Ric and Zooey’s New Vests (Open Thread) - Ric and Zooey have been wearing their new vests for two days now – ten minutes yesterday and twenty today. They are not fond of them. The vests seem to unb...