Friday, June 4, 2010

Short Takes

President Obama cancels his trip to Asia again so he can monitor the spill. (Last time it was the healthcare bill.)

Meanwhile, they managed to get a cap on top of the pipe; it’s still spewing.

Japan has a new prime minister.

Thousands
turned out in Turkey to mourn flotilla victims.

Making nice
— President Obama met with the governor of Arizona about immigration.

Mark Kirk apologizes for misstating his service record.

Such a deal
— Scott Rothstein’s cars and boats went on the block yesterday.

Too attractive? — A woman claims she was fired for being pretty.

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig won’t overturn the blown call.

The Tigers beat up on the Indians 12-6.