And finally… IT’S ABOUT TIME… TRAVEL: Plans are underway for a museum devoted to science fiction. Features would presumably include TARDIS doors, transporter rooms, and trash chutes large enough to accommodate Wookies and Corellian smugglers in stormtrooper armor. (Mashable)
“We just have a report from our correspondent Dan Rather in Dallas that he has confirmed that President Kennedy is dead. …From Dallas, Texas, the flash — apparently official — President Kennedy died at one P.M. Central Standard Time, two o’clock Eastern Standard Time, some 38 minutes ago.”
If you’re a member of the mainstream media and you are seriously entertaining the notion of the Obamacare website debacle as “Obama’s Katrina,” then fuck right off because almost 2,000 people died in Katrina and who the fuck has died because Healthcare.gov has had a rocky start, you assholes?
And finally… GETTYSBURG REDRESS: “We pass over the silly remarks of the President. For the credit of the nation we are willing that the veil of oblivion shall be dropped over them, and that they shall be no more repeated or thought of.” Words written by the editors of the Gettysburg Patriot & Union newspaper 150 years ago in a review of president Abraham Lincoln’s famed address — and for which the paper’s present-day editors have now issued a retraction. ”Better late than never,” Honest Abe probably would have said. (Patriot & Union via CNN)
“My partnership with The Guardian has been extremely fruitful and fulfilling: I have high regard for the editors and journalists with whom I worked and am incredibly proud of what we achieved. The decision to leave was not an easy one, but I was presented with a once-in-a-career dream journalistic opportunity that no journalist could possibly decline.”
AND FINALLY: Asshole columnist for the New York Daily News thinks calling someone a “fatso” is grade-A insult, puts it on front page because he thinks it will win him a Pulitzer, we’d guess? Mike Lupica is to wordsmithing what Miley Cyrus is to choreography. (NYDN)