Wolf in my hall?!? #SochiProblems #SochiFail http://t.co/ZMqZFC40jp — Kate Hansen (@k8ertotz) February 20, 2014 Via NYMag: “You know it’s been a rough Olympics when an athlete shares footage of a wild animal roaming in her hall and you think, “come on, it’s just a Siberian Husky on the loose.” But, yeah, look at those paws: […]
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Dave Weigel, at Slate, with news of life among the Big Swinging Cons: The run-up to CPAC, the annual conference of conservatives, is traditionally marked by a few weeks of what-it-means coverage… Story No. 2, from Beth Reinhard, is that the conference has reversed its policy on inviting gay Republican groups, after two years of […]
Rolling back the New Deal, a visual aid: http://t.co/WihOUhlalm — billmon (@billmon1) February 19, 2014 Some days, one can only hope that new Lindisfarnes will be ready before the No-Ice Age and the technologized Vikings are. Anything on the agenda for the evening that isn’t February-doldrums depressing?
From the AP, via the Washington Post: SOCHI, Russia — The IOC says it would be “wholly inappropriate” for the Russian punk group Pussy Riot to protest at Sochi Olympic sites. International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams said Wednesday that “venues are not the places to have demonstrations.”… This is from CNN yesterday: … The […]
(Drew Sheneman via GoComics.com) Some potential midweek entertainment, per Robert Costa: After weeks of tightly managed public appearances, embattled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will revive his extemporaneous side on Thursday, holding a town hall meeting in Middletown, N.J. But the public forum, Christie’s first such event since several of his advisers were implicated in […]