Elizabeth Lauten, the Republican Congressional staffer who over the weekend found herself in hot water over comments she made about the Obama girls looking like bar floozies with bad attitudes, has announced today that she's resigning.
A television reporter in Alaska quit on live TV so she could focus on her work as a marijuana legalization activist in the state. This is too perfect for real life.
Melody Barnes, who has worked with President Obama on domestic policy since the 2008 campaign, will resign from her post at the White House at the end of the year.
Tony Hayward, chief executive of BP, is set to resign on Tuesday. As a source tells the Times: ""It is in the best interest of the company to go forward with fresh leadership." [NYTimes]
- Apparently posting up photos of Britney Spears and labeling her "crazy" is illegal. Does this mean we're part of some sort of underground economy? [E!]
- In today's installment of what happens when we read too quickly, we thought this said, "Robot explores giant crayon." [BBC]
- Bush's budget director Rob Portman, the only…