Today in news from Rhode Island we can’t quite understand: the head of a city agency has reportedly resigned for making an employee of hers, a male bus driver, dress up as an elderly woman for a press conference. There are photos. They don’t shed much light on what’s going on here, but they do exist.
Black student groups at UCLA are understandably unhappy after reports leaked out of a predominantly white fraternity and sorority that held a “Kanye Western” themed mixer. According to the student paper, guests wore “baggy clothes, plumped lips and padded bottoms, or as “Kardashians.”
A city commissioner in Alabama hit a reporter—with an open hand, hard enough to draw blood—after the reporter asked him about allegations of voter fraud. Here’s a thing you shouldn’t do, in the event that someone asks you about voter fraud: shout “Get!” and then hit them with an open hand hard enough to draw blood.
Once upon a time not all that long ago, former Virginia delegate Joe Morrissey served six months in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He was accused of having an affair with and impregnating his teenage secretary, charges he’s always unconvincingly denied. And then yesterday, he handed a reporter a…