Joanne Bamberger - Politics Daily
Two years into their stay at the White House, the Obamas must be resigned to the fact that no matter what they do, they're going to get blasted by the right. But I have to believe that Michelle Obama thought her call for kids to exercise more and eat healthier would be as plain vanilla and non-controversial as, say, Laura Bush's cause for children's literacy.
Sadly, she was wrong. For some conservatives, her effort to make our country's children healthier through her "Let's Move" program is just another socialist stategy to move us toward a nanny state.
Taking FLOTUS to task for her so-calle...
Steven Hoffer - AOL News
(Dec. 7) -- When it comes to WikiLeaks, not every news story about the whistle-blower group has to be so doom and gloom.
As the general public clings to each new development in the ongoing Julian Assange saga, the lighthearted among us can't help but poke a little fun at the recent WikiLeaks uproar. What better than humor, after all, to defuse the nightly reports of gaping security holes and shady dealings in the U.S. government?
So stop worrying about that "poison pill" and enjoy the humorous side of WikiLeaks, as presented by the Surge Desk.
Some of the leaks are downright hilarious
Barry Weintraub - AOL News
(Oct. 6) -- Move over, Sarah Palin. Get out of the way, Glenn Beck. There's a new would-be right-winger in town, and he's throwing his hat into the ring, possibly because that's virtually all he wears.
The Naked Cowboy -- the guy who famously strums a guitar in Times Square and gets his picture taken with tourists -- has declared that he's seeking to be the 2012 tea party presidential candidate.
In the first cover-up of his nascent campaign, Robert Burck donned a suit and tie on the heavily trafficked New York City sidewalk where he's best known for posing in cowboy boots and tighty-whites (...