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Liberal Edward Kennedy?

Obama pays tribute to liberal Edward Kennedy
kennedy-180.jpgMIDDLETOWN, Conn., May 25 (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama, seen by some as the heir to the Kennedy family legacy, praised Sen. Edward Kennedy as a champion for the poor and struggling, as he stepped in for the ailing Massachusetts senator at a graduation ceremony.

The wrong name…

Opposition wins seat in blow to UK’s Brown

crewe-300.jpg“They must know the writing is on the wall,” said 60-year-old Patrick Sutton, also a lifelong Labour supporter who switched to Conservative candidate Edward Simpson.

No comparison…

New shows in the works from “Idol” creator Fuller

sparks-160.jpgThe 2007 finale was seen by more than 33 million viewers, according to Nielsen, and more than 74 million people voted for winner Jordin Sparks. (In comparison, President George Bush got 62 million votes in the 2004 election, according to the Office of the Federal Register.)

Bad cropping…

change-360.jpgThere is a reuters photo of Obama circulating that includes a background picture with the “Change” banner cropped down to “Hang”.

Proud, or really proud?

Obama’s wife joins push to court US working class  

obamas-200.jpgBut she has stirred controversy, such as when she said in February: “For the first time in my adult life, I am proud of my country.” Critics said the comment sounded unpatriotic and suggested she had not been proud of her country before her husband’s candidacy.

This isn’t the White House


I  don’t believe this event was held at the White House, was it?…bush-180.jpg

A Washingtonian

You’re right. We had plenty of journalists at the thing, so this was a bit embarrassing. We corrected: GBU Editor

Ala. carte abbreviations

Alaska’s 1st female governor gives birth to son

palin-180.jpgANCHORAGE, Alabama (Reuters) – Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin gave birth to a baby boy early on Friday, becoming the second U.S. governor to have a baby while serving in office.

Another meaning…

Young Pennsylvania voters take a shine to Obama

obama-180.jpgI think a news headline about taking a “shine” to a man of color is considered in poor taste, at best.

Blue, red, blue, red…

obama-160.jpgPlease quit promoting John McCain. Your bias toward him and Republicans is clear. There is no need to frame it in an “article” that is a McCain promotion.

The race is over?

U.S Democratic race over? Clinton doesn’t think so

obama-crop.jpgWASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) – Somebody forgot to tell Hillary Clinton the Democratic presidential race is over and Barack Obama won.