Colbert’s Syria analogy is the best.
Paul Waldman at The American Prospect points out that nearly every American president eventually bombs something. And on average, we’ve bombed another nation at least once every 40 months since 1963. “If you’re wondering why people all over the world view the United States as an arrogant bully, reserving for itself the right to rain down death from above on anyone it pleases whenever it pleases, well there you go.”
I know I may be a bit biased, but Obama killed it at the Correspondent’s Dinner (leaving Conan to look a bit amateurish). This was his response to people saying that he had photoshopped the image of him skeet shooting, revealing the “original” picture. There were plenty of other great moments in his speech as well. Watch the whole thing below.
We see some great things here at the White House every day, and sharing that stuff with you is one of the best parts of our jobs. That’s why we’re launching a Tumblr. We’ll post things like the best quotes from President Obama, or video of young scientists visiting the White House for the science…
I think the White House has jumped the social media shark. Although I would be lying if I said that I’m not looking forward to Obama GIFs.
Republicans questioning things like math and science? You don’t say…
Read the rest of Nate Silver’s chat over at Deadspin.com.
Tumblr of the day, White People Mourning Mitt Romney. Feel their sorrow haha.