9:14 am EST
WASHINGTON DC — Lots o’ little items this a.m….
- The spot I did on the Supreme Court case Ayotte v Planned Parenthood of Northern New England for this morning’s Good Morning America can be seen by clicking here.
New Hampshire Attorney General Kelly Ayotte
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
- And if you recall the spot we did on Kazakhstan versus Sacha Baron Cohen’s comic character Borat…on his website, Borat responds.
- I am a bit concerned my BlackBerry may be turned off due to an ugly patent dispute.
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- Even though the Republican National Committee has spent unknown amounts of paper trying to tar various Democrats with the controversis of Rev. Al Sharpton, President Bush welcomes him to the White House today. Sharpton will be a guest of the family of Rosa Parks at the president signs a law requiring the display of a bust of Ms. Parks at Congress’s Statuary Hall. (Of the 100 statues in the Hall, Parks will be the 8th woman.) "He’s reaching out, but why? Because he’s at 37%?" Sharpton told the New York Daily News’ Lloyd Grove. "When George Bush reaches out his hand, he’s usually got something up his sleeve."
- Are the "Holiday Greetings" versus "Merry Christmas" debates about sensitivity or ridiculousness. Fox News Channel takes a clear stand, writing that that "political correctness has trapped some communities into taking the Christianity out of Christmas in order to accommodate the minority of Americans who don’t celebrate the holiday."
- Our friends at MTV try to explain to their Ritalin-addled Laguna Beach-obsessed viewers why their president’s approval ratings have plunged.
- Liberal Philadelphia Daily News cartoonist Signe Wilkinson tried to make a point about black-on-black crime; not everyone approves.
More later, kiddies