Fox News reports that a Georgia school is confiscating Christmas cards. This is, of course, some of the purest horseshit known to modern science. Every year they pull this whiny "War on Christmas" crap straight out of their pants. Every year.
Israeli Presiden Shimon Perez endorses marriage equality. This should make rightwing heads explode, because both gay marriage and questioning Israel are THE WORST THINGS EVER!!! I know wingnuts are masters of cognitive dissonance, but the contradiction might just prove to be too big a challenge even for them.
A glimpse of the oncoming suck that will be the retooled CNN: S.E. Cupp, a contributor to Glenn Beck's website The Blaze, will do an hour-long interview with Beck on the network. Expect hard-hitting questions like "Why are you so awesome?" "Is it hard to be so insightful all the time?" and "Barack Obama: most terrible president or worst president in history?"
If anyone's going to make 2014 about Obamacare, it's Democrats. Seriously, with Healthcare.gov doing so well, Republicans are scrambling to find new reasons for everyone to hate Obamacare. They aren't having a lot of luck.
A possible new drug scandal for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: heroin.
Finally, the president gave a speech on the economy today -- and it was really good.
[cartoon via Truthdig]