And that's why the site's down now, instead of last night -- a/k/a broad daylight in Iran.They get it. And so does he, at least so far.(Ironclad rule of thumb: if Bill Kristol says you should be doing something, you should be doing precisely the opposite.)
They don't. Not when it comes to Iran, and certainly not when it comes to Twitter
the Heart of the Hibernian MetropolisBefore Nelson’s pillar trams slowed, shunted, changed trolley started for
Blackrock, Kingstown and Dalkey, Clonskea, Rathgar and Terenure, Palmerston
park and upper Rathmines, Sandymount Green, Rathmines, Ringsend and Sandymount
Tower, Harold's Cross.
Iran to hold recountAs the protests continue [BBC]
Obama meets with LeeWonder what he'll discuss with the South Korean leader? [WaPo]
Israel, Obama making progress on settlementsDeal soon? [WaPo]
More Obama newsAlso lobbies the AMA on healthcare reform [SF Chronicle]
Letterman apologizes again
Love this poster for the fourth annual Zombie Kickball game in Portland, Maine, at 2 p.m. June 28.
awwwwww! Poor little guy!
Many presidents and statesmen before him have tried and failed to overhaul the shame that is America's health-care system, but Obama is on the right track and continues to plug away at reform. Earlier today, he spoke in front of nearly 2,000 members of the American Medical Association in Chicago and received a number of applause for his remarks.
Protests in IranAhmadinejad's victory highly disputed by Mousavi supporters [BBC News]
Panetta says itWonders aloud if Cheney secretly wants terrorists to attack US [Seattle Times]
This New York situation...Their state senate is now composed of 31 Dems and 31 GOP [Newsday]
Lakers win titleSurprise, surprise. [NY Times]
When Facebook turned on its "username" generator at 12:01 am -- thereby enabling all people (and all product pages with more than 1000 fans) to claim a MySpace-y URL vanity shortcode -- it sparked what's sure to be one of the most ballyhoo'd interweb land grabs since those useless .mobi addys went up for sale. (Yeah, we know, we fell for it too
BOSTON – In a move that stunned the hip-hop and kidnapping
communities alike, this week flagging hip-hop mogul Damon Dash signed
convicted child abductor and accused murderer Christian Karl “Clark
Rocafella” Gerhartsreiter to a four-record, ten-year Roc-A-Fella deal
that includes worldwide tour options and MTV reality show plans for the
unlikely rap star.
As every media outlet dutifully reported, the suspect, James von
Brunn, is 88 years old.
As we alluded to before, today is the day we all convert from analog to digital television (even though most of us are already converted by now). It's fitting, then, that this week the local edition of the 48-hour Film Festival awarded "Conversion," a short that depicts the horrors of "going digital," best film. The short was directed by Scott Palmer, previously profiled here, and stars, among others, our own Kevin Banks and Sara Faith Alterman. Take a look at some stills after the jump:
Digital TV deadline is today
I'm still not ready! [NY Times]
Senate approves FDA regulation of tobacco
Wait: who regulates it currently? [LA Times]
Sarah Palin still talking about Letterman
Claims his joke was about "statutory rape" [EW]
Red Sox win
This is just crazy at this point. [Globe]
Shooting at Holocaust museumOne guard killed; shooter was a white supremacist [NY Times]
Obama in WisconsinTalking health care, and Wisconsin's plan is one he may consider [WaPo]
Sarah Palin still in the newsFeuding with David Letterman now [MSNBC]
Pay up, Norm Court rules Coleman has to pay Franken's legal fees [Minn.
What hangover man?Don’t you know Boston MarketIs right down the street?Macaroni cheeseCurly like my girlfriend’s wigBut much tastierWake up and get highOrange Line to Mass Ave stopGrub face ‘till you dropGot the half chickenBarely more than the quarterBut twice as much guiltOn the gravy train