Good Monday morning, NewsFeeders, and welcome back to the office. Give yourself a good stretch, grab another cup of coffee, and shake off the weekend haze. Here’s what you missed.
He may have Obama’s dashing looks, but this is one presidential lookalike who chooses anarchy over diplomacy.
The American politician, activist and Kennedy brother-in-law Sargent Shriver died on January 18th in his homestate of Maryland; he was 95.
Ahead of high-profile meetings between Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart, the New York Times calls Hu Jintao “the weakest leader of the Communist era.” Ouch.
And to think: they said that the President and Secretary of State wouldn’t get along. Not only does there seem to be harmony between the one fierce Democrat rivals, they’ve now topped Gallup’s annual poll. (via The Page)
There were a lot of overreported stories this year. And now we’re going to, uh, report on them some more by letting you know what they were.
On Thursday Dec. 16, Larry King ended his record-setting show, Larry King Live, with all the suspenders and stars that we have come to expect of the “broadcasting giant” (Obama’s words, not ours). (via Tuned In)
Celebrate the weekend with slow jams and fast fame.
As we head into hour five of the Vermont senator’s speech, NewsFeed can’t help but wonder how Bernie Sanders is still standing, let alone talking?
On tonight’s episode of MythBusters., Obama asks the team to investigate the myth that ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes set a ship on fire by reflecting the sun off mirrors. But why not use the airtime to deflect myths about himself?
Now that the Thanksgiving holiday is officially over–except for Cyber Monday, which, let’s face it, is part of the package now–you should be back to work and the same old routine. But while you were digesting turkey and …
“After being inadvertently hit with an opposing player’s elbow in the lip while playing basketball with friends and family, the President received 12 stitches today administered by the White House Medical Unit.”
–ROBERT GIBBS, …