Obama Finally Weighs in on Katy Perry: She's a 'Wonderful Person'

At last! President Obama has weighed in on the eternal debate—Katy Perry: DISCARD OR KEEP!?!!?!!—and apparently he's team "keep." » 8/01/14 8:15pm 8/01/14 8:15pm

Special Olympian With Down Syndrome Writes Awesome Open Letter to Ann…

Being offended by the offensive things said by offensive snake lady Ann Coulter is as predictable as the sun rising in the East and setting in the West, but it is remarkable when someone is able to respond to her intentionally incendiary comments with patience, elegance and poise. Coulter's recent casual and cruel use… » 10/24/12 3:30pm 10/24/12 3:30pm

The Public-Apology Dance: Rahm Emanuel Edition

Rahm Emanuel will meet with Special Olympics CEO Timothy Shriver and several disability advocates today to apologize for calling liberal activists "retarded." (Update: The group has met and Emanuel has indeed apologized.) But do such apologies mean anything anymore? » 2/03/10 5:00pm 2/03/10 5:00pm

Eunice Kennedy Shriver, "A Feminist Before That Was Cool," Dies At 88

Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of the Special Olympics and matriarch of the Kennedy/Shriver clan, died today at the age of 88, surrounded by her husband, her five children, and her 19 grandchildren. » 8/11/09 9:20am 8/11/09 9:20am

Tonight Show: Sasha And Malia Are The Coolest; Obama's "Special…

Obama's historic visit to The Tonight Show last night went pretty well. He told cute stories about his daughters, but some cringed when he likened his shitty bowling score to the Special Olympics. » 3/20/09 10:30am 3/20/09 10:30am