Barack Obama Loves Arabia

  • Barack Obama's favorite movie is Lawrence of Arabia (and the Godfathers, but whatevs.) All this and more (fave snack: "almonds") revealed in an EXCLUSIVE two-part Entertainment Tonight interview airing this week.
  • So that explains the outfit! [IHT]
  • Jesus would vote for Obama. [Wash Post]
  • Texas votes with Jesus. [CNN]
  • But not necessarily forever! Nearly half of Americans either switch religions in the course of their lives or drop it (right on, Catholics!) altogether. [Washington Post]
  • There are exactly as many Jews in this country as there are Mormons. Bet I know which population is growing faster! [Washington Post]
  • Not that I wouldn't want to breed excessively with hot Josh Romney. Who may be running for office! [Deseret News]
  • More awkward collisions of humor/Evangelicals with Huckabee on SNL. [Washington Post]

  • John McCain says he's going to lose, blames Iraq. [AP]
  • Paris Hilton is searching for a genuine, trustworthy new BFF — maybe in the wrong places? [US Weekly]
  • Meghan McCain says winning Florida was like a Doors song. [LA Times]
  • First Shepard Fairey, now: the latest issue of Paper will be dedicated to skinny black guys in baggy suits in honor of Obama. I know this type of thing happens in Japan all the time, but still, what? [Wash Post]