Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus called Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid a “dirty liar” after Reid said Mitt Romney had not paid taxes for ten years while running Bain Capital. Washington insiders and cable news pundits speculated the Romney camp asked Priebus to make the statement since it then can’t be connected with them, because no one knows who the Hell Reince Priebus is.
In a break with established tradition NASA didn’t screw up Sunday night and safely landed the new $2.5 billion Curiosity rover on Mars. In a picture-perfect operation the complex landing procedure that everyone said was sure to fail didn’t, and didn’t fail spectacularly. The rover sent its first images back Earth within minutes of touching down.