Photos of Secretary of State John Kerry in 2009 having dinner with Bashar al-Assad have surfaced making Kerry’s recent statements comparing the Syrian dictator to Adoph Hitler all the more intriguing
Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs joined the weekly panel on Meet the Press Sunday and played the role of cheerleader for his former boss as the debate over America’s involvement in Syria intensifies. Still very much in BLAME-BUSH mode, Gibbs attempted multiple times to praise the current president’s decision making process by comparing and contrasting it with that of his predecessor.
The Twitter account of the Associated Press was hacked Tuesday afternoon and quickly suspended; but not before the hackers tweeted a breaking news message that President Obama was injured in an explosion at the White House. News of the fake tweet quickly spread and is believed to have contributed to a short, and sharp, drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Over the weekend, Liverpool striker Luis Suarez appeared to bite – yes bite – Chelsea defender Branislave Ivanovic while the pair were engaged in front of the goal mouth. Needless to say, that’s not exactly normal soccer behavior. His punishment has yet to be announced; but I think it’s safe to say a suspensions is surely in his future. But there is an upside to all of this for the controversial striker. He’s picked up a new Twitter follower – yes, you guessed it. Iron Mike Tyson.
According to the Boston Globe, the massive police event in Watertown has led to the capture of one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings.