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Monday, January 11, 2010

Morning Newsdome: 'Blacker than Obama'

click to enlarge BARACK OBAMA: Whiter than Rod Blagojevich?
  • BARACK OBAMA: Whiter than Rod Blagojevich?

>> Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich told Esquire magazine that he was "blacker than Barack Obama." But isn't that the beauty of Obama? We're all a little blacker ... and whiter ... than Obama. (ABC News)

>> The Supreme Court blocked YouTube coverage today of California's Prop. 8 trial and subsequent ban on same-sex marriage. The Justices are worried that their court video won't be as popular as Keyboard Cat. (the LA Times)

>> Israel will build a $270 million fence on its border with Egypt to prevent terrorists and migrants from coming into the country after thousands of immigrant workers have entered Israel in recent years. I bet if the Mexican border was small enough, U.S. politicians would have already built a wall. (JTA)

>> Pakistan's government is fining a national hockey player and two team officials after pictures of them hugging a woman and drinking alcohol surfaced. Just imagine what they would have done to Tiger Woods. (Reuters)

>> And finally: subway riders around the world were treated this weekend to the saggy briefs and cellulite thighs of fellow passengers during the ninth annual No Pants Subway Ride. So wait — the guy masturbating across from me on MARTA this morning just mixed up the days, right? (ABC News)

(Photo by Joeff Davis)

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