11/25/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

This Preposterous Week In Review!

Blitzer, Wolf
crushing defeat of on Jeopardy (finishing with minus $4600!) makes for some mighty entertaining viewing if you're the kind of person who finds a pompous anchorman revealing his howling ignorance (Jesus was born in Jerusalem?) amusing

Blunt, Representative Roy
• Values Voter Summit is regaled by with story comparing President Obama and his fellow Democrats to jungle monkeys, but hey, it's not like anything racist was meant by

Bush, George W.
• former aides to attempt to discredit memoir by former speechwriter for, many of the sweetest details from which can be found here and here and here
imagined reminiscences of

Cameron, Kirk

• video promoting an altered creationist version of Origin of Species -- a version containing an introduction citing "Darwin's racism" and "his disdain for women" and tossing in an obligatory link to Hitler -- is narrated by, and made fun of, and made more fun of

Cantor, Representative Eric

• fool is made of self by with the suggestion that an uninsured cancer-ridden woman should just find some charitable organization to pay for her operation

Coburn, Senator Tom

• Values Voters Summit is told by chief of staff for that pre-teen boys hate homosexuals more than anyone else does, and that "all pornography is homosexual pornography," so if you explain that to them they won't want to read Playboy, and -- oh, just read it for yourself

Corzine, Governor Jon

obesity of opponent of is none-too-subtly pointed out in ad for

DeLay, Tom

booty of is shaken and "Wild Thing" is lip-synched and air-guitared to by, after which daughter of urges viewers to repeatedly vote for "to keep him on the show that he's enjoying so much!"

Dylan, Bob

• surreality of upcoming Christmas album by can be experienced here

Edwards, John

preternatural caddishness of


• slaughter of all the pigs in turns out to have been not such a brilliant idea


extreme displeasure of with New York City detectives who blew the cover on a major counterterrorism investigation by

Finke, Nikki

• profusion of excuses by for occasionally sporadic postings of

Fiorina, Carly

• Web site for senatorial race of -- "Carlyfornia dreamin'!!!" -- is not respectfully received

For much more, including some serious dirt-dishing by Mackenzie Phillips, click here.