True Blood, a television show about Anna Paquin and her husband, has offended former Canadian and current Texas Senator Ted Cruz. This past Sunday's episode, "Lost Cause," depicted a fictional fundraiser held in Cruz's honor at the (real) George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas. In keeping with the show's seven seasons of thinly-veiled invectives leveled against conservatives, the episode did not speak favorably of Cruz or his fellow Republicans.
The talkathon by Senator Ted Cruz is almost certainly the most newsworthy speech that's been given by a member of the Senate on the Senate floor today or yesterday. Yet some of the response to it from the news media has been dismissive. Dylan Byers, the dumbest reporter alive, dedicated an item in The Politico to trying to think about what it all means (it means: "Media Bias").
When New York City authorities announced details of a new municipal bike-sharing program last year, New Yorkers cheered. "What a fun, cheap, and easy way to traverse this great city of ours," thought citizens, 30 percent of whom said they would be at least somewhat likely to use the bikes. "And wonderful for the environment as well."
Here's a mother out to embarrass her son: watch this kid cry his eyes out while watching his beloved San Diego Chargers lose 35-27 to the perennial lowly Oakland Raiders. Hey, everyone loses sometimes...but not to Oakland!