Today the White House hosted its annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn. We weren’t invited (thanks to an incident last year involving lawn darts and David Axelrod — who’s recovering nicely, we’re happy to report) but many children were. And plenty of unlucky kids rolled their eggs off course into the treacherous fringes of the lawn — where they made some pretty startling discoveries.
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We've been counting down our top 12 posts of 2011, and it's finally time for #1! 2011 was yet another year when government officials just couldn't get out of their own way. Unlike the Harry Potter saga's conclusion, which thrilled millions of moviegoers, Barack Obama and John Boehner's continuing economic conflict shows no signs of resolving in a manner that will satisfy anyone at all. This post is from mid-July, and these two are still going at it!
We're counting down our top 12 posts of 2011! Here's #10...
When Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs was released last week, it immediately became a mega-bestseller. So it’s no surprise that Isaacson is already hard at work on his next biography. Its topic is a closely guarded secret, but The Idiotical has obtained an exclusive first look at the book’s cover!
All of your favorite stars are playing…without even realizing it.
Let the games begin!
But Jay-Z beats him with…PAPER!
Last night Michele Bachmann followed President Obama’s speech to Congress with a long, boring press conference. It took the Tea Party candidate what seemed like forever to say what can be summed up in four words…
After months of Republican attacks, President Obama told the EPA to withdraw the pending Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards. So now we know which side ALL of our elected officials come down on when it comes to choosing between alleged “job killers” and proven people killers.
It brings to mind a classic Max Brandel image from MAD #142 (April 1971). Is it just us, or is it getting harder and harder to swallow what they expect us to breathe?
There’s no issue large or small that Barack Obama isn’t willing to capitulate on. The most recent example; his little game of chicken with House Speaker John Boehner. First Obama scheduled what many are calling the most important speech of his presidency opposite a big GOP Presidential debate. And the minute Boehner balked, Obama immediately caved and rescheduled his speech opposite the opening game of the NFL season — virtually guaranteeing no one will be watching him. In a job that requires big brass balls, Obama appears to have two Tic-Tacs.