Jewish World Review April 2, 2008 / 26 Adar II 5768
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
The Olympic torch arrived in China Monday to begin the countdown to the Summer Games in Beijing. The athletes are upset. They can barely breathe the smog, and the police beatings are deplorable, but they're the ones who chose to train in Los Angeles.
The Tudors began its second season on Showtime Sunday about the legendary life of Henry VIII. Rulers in that era had a lot more fun. Bill Clinton had to go on a diet after overeating and get his wife a Senate seat to keep her from beheading him.
Condi Rice declared Thursday that because the U.S. Constitution allowed slavery, America has a birth defect. So that's why we do so badly in school. Americans have always felt that America is special and now we find out that America is special needs.
Al Gore announced an ad campaign on Monday to raise awareness about greenhouse gas emissions. He's become fabulously wealthy as a spokesman for green energy. It's okay for Democrats to become filthy rich as long as they feel just terrible about it.
Barack Obama's handwritten notes were discovered Monday on a voter group questionnaire that he previously said he'd never seen. A rival campaign gave it to the media to prove Obama is more liberal than he pretends. The campaign didn't want to be identified because criticizing Barack Obama is now a hate crime in thirty-seven states.
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