We knew some of the First Lady's ancestors were slaves. But the New York Times' detailed genealogical investigation into precisely who those slaves were brings into moving relief what an astonishing historical earthquake her presence in the White House is.
Sometimes you just want to grab The American Consumer about the shoulders, and shake him, and yell: "Hey, stop being such a sucker!" Because...OMG a fuzzy wuzzy baby seal! I must buy so much Dawn® brand product, or he dies.
Joe Scarborough claimed earlier this week that Conservative Radio Host Rush Limbaugh isn't helping the Republican party by expressing joy over Chicago's Olympics failure. Well Limbaugh hit back claiming that Scarborough was doing his best impression of a neutered chickified moderate when he spoke out again him. And so it goes.