Last night, Meghan McCain appeared on Colbert to explain why Republicans who insist that the government interfere with the ability of same sex couples to marry don't epitomize the Republican ideal of small government.
- Ben Affleck's Congressman character in State of Play was based on his friendship with New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, except for the part about boning a young staffer. Weiner's dating Clintonite Huma Abedin. [NY Times]
Louisiana governor and 2012 Presidential candidate Bobby Jindal recently created the Louisiana Commission on Marriage and Family. If you're wondering why that's a problem, recall at Arkansas' anti-gay-adoption law.
- Oprah Winfrey is talking her show on the road to D.C. during the Inauguration. Let the speculation begin about which members of the new Administration will be appearing. [Access Hollywood]
- Congress is going to pass a law to reduce the salary of the Secretary of State to block Republican efforts to keep Hillary Clinton…
- The fighting that began Wednesday in Mumbai is continuing today. Nearly 200 people have been confirmed dead so far, with almost 300 others injured. Militants are still fighting and holding (and killing) hostages in the Taj Mahal hotel and in a Jewish community center. [NY Times, Huffington Post, NY Times]
- Barack Obama…