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Petunia says that Obama's approval rating is the result of his cooking the books on employment.
- Hey guys, remember that time when hayseed Republican Rep. Pete Hoekstra put up a racist ad with an Asian lady on a bicycle speaking in broken English thanking Sen. Debbie Stabenow for somehow wrecking our economy so her economy is better? Me Neither!, but anyway it seems that Hoekstra's plan backfired and he is now trailing by 15 points. Oh, and 54 percent of voters in Michigan were aware of Hoekstra’s controversial ad and 45 percent said it made them less likely to vote for him. (Politico)
- Hey guys, you know how Mormons baptize dead people as Mormons so that they can live on their fantasy dead people planet with 72 virgins and Scientologists and stuff? Me Neither, but anyway notable holocaust survivor and Jewish person Elie Wiesel wants Willard to knock it off. (Slate)
- Just Say No - New York planned to honor the late Whitney Houston, who donated proceeds from the re-release of her 1991 rendition of the “The Star-Spangled Banner” to 9/11 first responders and victims, but the GOPers blocked the because, well drugs. (NY Daily News)