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Roseanne Barr in an open letter to Barack Obama on her Huffington Post blog exclaims:

Lead us, Barack, show us how cooperation works, let’s live the dream of Dr. King…blacks and whites, Christians and Jews, male and female left and right holding hands on the way to the Promised Land!!! Stop the Republicans by taking the vice presidency.

Look for the bumper stickers “Clinton/Obama ’08”, “BO 4VP!” and “Obama ’16” next time you’re stuck behind a Prius in traffic.

John Lundberg does a post, Best and Worst of Celebrity Poetry. We ask, how can that NOT be funny?

WSJ reports that The Weather Channel may be the object in a bidding war. And why not? The Weather Channel is the most watched channel on cable, among those without windows.