Wednesday morning talkers: Trig Truthers and is Obama a 'moderate Republican'?

April 27, 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.


• Birthers are so passe the media has changed its focus to the much more important issue of Trig Trutherism. (Salon) 

• Oh, U.N., will you ever learn? Syria to join U.N.'s Human Rights Council. (Fox News) 

• Please die already bin Laden: WikiLeaks docs show more Al-Qaeda attacks planned. (Fox News) 

• What's with the other half? Half of the country thinks Trump would make "terrible" president. (USA Today) 

• How's it feel now, Donald? Only 43 percent of Americans think Trump was "definitely" born in the U.S. (USA Today) 

• I've been saying this for a while: Obama called a "moderate Republican." (Washington Post) 

• More evidence: Obama says kill the corporate welfare for oil companies. (Reuters)

• Orwell was right ... at least about Long Island. (CBS) 

• I hate smoke, too, but this is a bit much: Now out-door smoking illegal in Cleveland. (Fox) 

• Sarcastic "great": Olbermann's back. (Media Bistro)  

• No surprise: Women better educated than men. (AP) 

• Awesome: Arnold to return as The Terminator. (Deadline) 

• Is this what they call "getting pwned"? 77 million video game players victim of ID theft. (WSJ) 

• Weather is getting crazy in this country: Another tornado outbreak in the U.S. (Accuweather) 

Quote of the Day

"Fox News can confirm the president of the United States is a citizen of the United States. Period." Shepard Smith

Quote of the Day, II  

"I said over a year ago that this was going to be, this presidential race ... was going to be the ugliest, the nastiest, the most divisive, and the most racist in the history of this Republic," PBS host Tavis Smiley 


• Ehrlich remembers Schaefer (Baltimore Sun) 

• Plans for a casino in Baltimore move forward (Baltimore Sun) 


Blast from the past: Trump slams Bush, praises Obama 


• Did the U.S. imprison a man at Gitmo just to question him about a news channel? 

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