The future of presidential campaigns: INFOGRAPHICS.
It seems President Obama knows I love infographics.
Here’s one that his campaign staffers put together after last night’s riveting GOP debate …
Personally, I love the prominence of “hogwash,” “Donald Trump,” “dog food,” and “cook you dinner.” Oh — and “Christmas with Elvis.”
The GOP definitely knows what’s on my mind right about now.
A new meme - Lord Byron is a little too close for comfort.
How did you manage to take a picture of my wildest dreams?
Muslim punk. Get it girl.
Joe Scarborough is also in the future, predicting what will happen on the morning of Aug. 3 should the debt-ceiling not be raised. Pretty gutsy column.
One of the things you learn as a college president is that if an undergraduate is wearing a tie and jacket on Thursday afternoon at three o’clock, there are two possibilities. One is that they’re looking for a job and have an interview; the other is that they are an asshole. This was the latter case.
—Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, giving his take on the Winklevoss twins. As dramatized in the film the “Social Network,” the well-heeled, well-connected twins once asked Summers—who was president of Harvard at the time—to intervene in their dispute with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. (via officialssay)
Guardian Visualization of the News of the World Scandal
The Guardian tracked half a million tweets over a four day period to analyze how people on the social network were talking about News of the World.
This is what it looks like.
In the future, Rupert Murdoch will be a giant floating head, watching you.
They’d get so much more done.
We should let Ceiling Cat walk around a giant bingo card with inky feet deciding what’s get cut and who gets taxed. It would probably end up being less arbitrary than the deal we’re going to end up with.