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President Obama, delivering a lengthy, emotional address on Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman and race just moments ago.
Stating that Martin “could have been me 35 years ago,” Obama nonetheless said that the issue of race in America has improved, though there’s still plenty of work to be done.
Read more on the president’s surprise remarks over at Politics Now.
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Responding to reports that President Obama is considering signing as many as nineteen executive orders on gun control, Republicans in Congress unleashed a blistering attack on him today, accusing Mr. Obama of “cynically and systematically using his position as President to lead the country.” Continue reading: http://nyr.kr/UoXKzk
Republicans are so funny!
Categories: American (New)
Noise Level: quiet, occasional laughter
Good for Kids: No
I came to hear the specifics of Romney’s tax plan, but when he brought it out I was pretty disappointed….
- Romney-kun: Have you taken a look at it?
- Romney-kun: Have you?
- Obama-senpai: No, I don't look at it very often.
- Romney-kun: Well, you should.
- Obama-senpai: Mine is not as big as yours!
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be at NPR on election night? Here’s your chance to find out.
On Tuesday, November 6, NPR’s social media desk will host around two dozen of you at NPR headquarters in Washington DC. We’re looking for people from across the political spectrum – bloggers, Twitter users, Tumblrs, Redditors, etc – who plan to cover election night on their own. It’ll be a chance to hang out with fellow political geeks and NPR staff, as well as an opportunity to experience election night at NPR in person. We’ll supply the food and the wifi, too.
If you’re interested in applying, please fill out this form. We’ll make our selections over the next couple of weeks on a rolling basis, so the sooner you apply, the better.