White House Easter: Obama Tells Screaming Kids 'Bees Are Good'

On Monday, at the White House Easter Egg Roll, President Obama’s reading of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are was interrupted by bees. The children in attendance screamed, because children and bees are natural enemies. The President urged them to stop screaming, because “bees are good,” and besides, wild… »4/06/15 5:30pm4/06/15 5:30pm


Hillary Clinton's UN Doodles Clearly a Window Into Her Innermost Thoughts

Birds do it. Bees do it. Secretaries of State hearing UN pleas do it. Yesterday, a photographer caught Hillary Clinton aimlessly drawing on her speech notes during a UN Security Council meeting on the Middle East peace process. The situation is grim, shooting, suffering etc., but all of that starts to run together… »9/28/12 12:45pm9/28/12 12:45pm

Bill Clinton Brings Down the House, But All We Can Talk About Is Hillary

The 2012 election is still 61 days away, but reporters and the public alike are already over it. Can't say I blame them — this year's process has already worn my neurons down to frayed, dysfunctional wires that register nothing phrases like "create opportunity" and "get America working" like actual sentences that mean… »9/06/12 11:10am9/06/12 11:10am

Spouse Wars! Who Needs A Female President When America Is Really Only Electing First Ladies Anymore?

Reading Frank Rich's Cancer-Katie-Backlash-Backlash-to-the-Backlash weigh-inElizabeth Edwards For President on Sunday reminded us that one of the reasons our mom was wooed by, ha ha, the "compassionate conservative" in 2000 (yeah, this would be the Jezzy who hails from Virginia speaking) was because she had been so… »4/02/07 2:06pm4/02/07 2:06pm