From News Cut’s “there’s something you don’t see every day department:”
A presidential candidate vying for the electoral delegates of Texas by playing air hockey on national TV, using a puck in the shape of the Lone Star State.
But for the most biting satire of the political season — so far — little else comes close to Jon Stewart’s treatment of Mitt Romney’s own words on Thursday, when the Republican dropped out of the ’08 presidential race, and kicked off the ’12 campaign.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.