Today, Latoya Peterson of Racialicious and I talk about what we'd do in Jenny Sanford's shoes, roll out some Ludacris for the Iranian people, and, predictably, get sort of hung up on pictures of hot guys.
Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has decided the best way to lead the country while thousands of people are protesting the fraudulent elections is to tell them to shut up, accept the results or risk a violent crackdown. [MSNBC]
Hillary Clinton (and Joe Biden) wants President Obama to talk tough on Iran, sympathetic on the opposition. The Secretary of State is also currently recuperating from a fractured elbow, which will require surgery in a few weeks. [Plum Line, CNN]
Following a call from his mom, Dorothy, that she was siding with Sarah Palin, David Letterman made a heartfelt and un-joking apology for his joke last week. Palin accepted, reiterating they both have the right to free speech. [Associated Press]
Dick Cheney, the king of classifying every action he ever took while in office, wants President Obama to release the memos that supposedly show torture occasionally provided operational intelligence. [Politico]