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Surprising Discoveries Made at the White House Easter Egg Roll

THE YOLK'S ON THEM DEPT.

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.

‘The Idiotical’ Top 12 of 2011: #1

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!

Obama Backs Off Tough Clean Air Regulation

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?

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