Monday morning talkers: Trump's hatred of facts, Colbert hijacks Stewart and more

April 11, 2011|By Luke Broadwater

On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.

National 

• What goes around (goes around, goes around) comes all the way back around: Wikileaks founder threatens lawsuit over embarrassing press. (Guardian) 

• Birthers, you've already seen this evidence, but here it is again: Hawaiian official reasserts authenticity of Obama's birth certificate. (MSNBC) 

• Thank God you're American: Sharia law has woman whipped for having affair in Indonesia. (Daily Mail) 

• Thank God you're American, Part II: Police in China arrest Christians for unapproved public worship service. (AP) 

• I can't drive 85: Texas considers highest speed limit in the country. (USA Today) 

• A recession for everyone, except: Global military spending hits new high. (Reuters) 

Quote of the Day:

"There is zero chance that Donald Trump would ever be hired by the American people to do this job," Obama senior adviser David Plouffe. 

Quote of the Day II: 

"I miss being anonymous. I miss Saturday morning, rolling out of bed, not shaving, getting into my car with my girls, driving to the supermarket, squeezing the fruit, getting my car washed, taking walks. I can't take a walk," President Barack Obama 

Local:

• At state house, all alcohol, all the time: Wine shipping bill passes and alcohol tax increase advancing. (Washington Post) 

Video: 

• Candy Crowley confronts Trump with facts about Obama's birth, Trump's favorite issue. He says he doesn't "like to talk about this issue too much": 

• How to know you're on the wrong track: Sarah Palin supports Trump's investigation of Obama's birth certificate: 

• Colbert hijacks Jon Stewart's comedy award acceptance: 

The Comedy Awards

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