Afternoon Bites

–Did Meg Whitman do a good job of dodging a question about “running afoul of the law” around the same time as her son’s felony battery arrest? Watch the above town hall video and decide for yourself.

–Oprah for Senate? Blago thought so.

–R.I.P. Robert Byrd–from KKK to anti-war Democratic firebrand. His Wikipedia entry is worthwhile reading.

–Were Chris Brown’s tears for Jacko real or staged?

–Too-hot-for-Citibank plaintiff Debrahlee Lorenzana also cries.

–HootSuite unveils big upgrade.

–Google Me? Google you? Google who? Rumor has it Google Me is the search giant’s answer to Facebook.

Chess gods play PR.