Friday morning talkers: Tornados devastate the south, Superman renounces America and more

April 29, 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

• The biggest, most important news of all time: William and Kate married! (Daily Beast) 

• This is seriously crazy: Tornados devastate the south. (AP) 

• I think he was an illegal immigrant from space anyway: Superman renounces U.S. citizenship. (Comics Alliance) 

• I think this is probably a good thing: Ahmadinejad to be impeached? (Guardian) 

• Truth is stranger than fiction: Libyan troops issued Viagra, rapes increasing, says U.S. (Reuters) 

• Ya think? Trump alienating his mainly liberal audience. (Atlantic) 

• It was only a matter of time: Trump falling in polls. Romney, Huckabee now lead. (Fox News) 

• Well, that's embarrassing: Bill Maher accuses The Onion of stealing joke he stole. (Atlantic) 

• Politics as usual? Democrats accuse Romney of campaign violations. (Boston Globe) 

• Transparency, anyone? White House punishes reporter for doing her job. (San Francisco Chronicle) 

Quote of the Day 

“I’ve come to New Hampshire today because I’m very concerned. I want to see the original long-form certificate of Donald Trump’s Republican registration. Seriously, don’t you think we need to see that?” - Rand Paul 

Quote of the Day, II 

“Our leaders are stupid, they are stupid people ... It's just very, very sad.” - Donald Trump 
 

Local

• Cole not running for council president. (Baltimore Sun) 

• Cummings endorses Rawlings-Blake. (Baltimore Sun) 

• Constellation merger touted as "really great news for Maryland." (Baltimore Sun) 

• O'Malley refuses to answer Charlie Sheen question. (Gazette) 

Video 

• I found this ridiculously funny, but, then again, I'm a geek: 

• Obama jokes about birth certificate 

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