Per Survey USA, 54% of Missouri residents want Mr. Legitimate Rape, Rep. Todd Akin, to drop out of the Senate race. No truth to the rumor that the poll also found that 100% of Democratic pols don't.
Travis Waldron of ThinkProgress describes three ways Mr. Obama could help homeowners -- and two of them don't even involve Congress. I'm not hopeful; if Mr. Obama really wanted to get the housing market back on its feet just in time for Election Day, he would have done something already. You can only blame intransigent Republicans so much.
Paul Ryan remarks at rally that he's "happy to be clinging to (his) guns and religion," echoing that line Mr. Obama never intended the world to hear in 2008. But does Mr. Ryan understand the meaning of the word "cling"?
Fox News (sic) reporter says Paul Ryan "is kind of everybody's dream older brother." Helpfully adds that "my wife and all my wife's friends can't stop talking about how hot he is." Journalism!
Archaeologists find a 2,600-year-old human skull in a British bog, with an "extremely preserved" brain inside. "Truly amazing things come out of the muck," an American anthropologist notes. Indeed they do.