Boehner Blames Obama For Drought

House Speaker John Boehner apparently blames President Obama for the massive drought that has swept across the U.S. and wiped-out crops in most central states. TPM’s “Livewire” reports Boehner made a post to his office Website and made a statement in a Financial Times story that Obama “continues to blame anyone and everyone for the drought but himself”.

Why not? Supposedly the President of the U.S. directly controls gas prices and unemployment, so why not the weather, too?


To Top It All Off NBC Cuts Musical Acts From Olympics

NBC cut performances by The Who, Ray Davies, Kate Bush, and Muse from their Olympic closing ceremony coverage to air a new program entitled “Animal Practice”. Apparently they felt the musical acts were too good and might clash with the rest of their Olympic presentation.