Why is the media suddenly so squeamish about calling a high-ranking White House official a "dick"? They used it so often with Vice President Cheney that I'd started to assume it was his first name.
Also, watch Jon Stewart's unfortunately-belated Daily Show response to Rick Sanchez's stupid radio comments, subsequent firing and general all-around Michael Scott-ism.
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Tags: Chicago, Jon Stewart, Pete Rouse, Rahm Emanuel, Rick Sanchez, The Daily Show, Video, White House
This morning, Rahm Emanuel and Barack Obama began campaigning for Emanuel's not-yet-officially-announced-but-totally-totally-totally-going-to-happen bid to become the mayor of Chicago with the most fanfare-iest farewell from the White House since since Rutherford B. Hayes's post-Presidential bash, when a family of bald eagles was released from his beard*…
* As was the custom at the time.
Tags: Barack Obama, Chicago, Illinois, Pete Rouse, Rahm Emanuel, White House