With blizzard conditions blanketing the Northeast, a powerful front of mind-numbing weather-related banter is expected to pound the Eastern Seaboard, with statements of the obvious stretching from the Carolinas to New England.
Was PolitiFact right to call the "government takeover of health care" the "lie of the year" or has the role of government been so enlarged that we can now assume DC is in charge of what our physicians prescribe?
The top line of the story the administration is presenting is "progress." But the assessment of 16 U.S. intelligence agencies gives a very different picture, and the public needs to know that in order to have an informed opinion.
Speaking from his jail cell, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said, "On behalf of all of us here at WikiLeaks, I want to offer my congratulations to all the winners, including Natalie Portman, Colin Firth, and this year's Best Picture, 'Burlesque.'"
When The Borowitz Report jokingly announced earlier this week that President Obama was willing to admit he is a Muslim to please the Republicans, little did it know that it was triggering an international incident bigger than WikiLeaks.
Mr. Obama said that extending Republican custody of his balls through 2012 "was like the Holy Grail for them, but I'm keeping my eyes on the North Star," adding, "I have no idea what any of that means."
In response to critics who have said that Mr. Obama's decision to extend the tax cuts represents a change in his position, a spokesman for multi-billionaires replied, "If I may coin a phrase, that's change I can believe in."
Differences over his religious orientation have been a sore point between the president and his Republican foes, but in agreeing he is a Muslim, Obama is sending a clear signal that he is trying to find consensus.