Duck and Cover

Also, “I Am Not a Crook” and “I Did Not Have Sexual Relations With That Woman”.


“Richard Grenell, the openly gay spokesman recently hired to sharpen the foreign policy message of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, has resigned in the wake of a full-court press by anti-gay conservatives.” [WaPo, via Political Wire]

“A Montara man walking two lapdogs off leash [in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area] was hit with an electric-shock gun by a National Park Service ranger after allegedly giving a false name and trying to walk away, authorities said Monday.” [SF Chronicle]

Jan Brewer: Obama ‘didn’t feel I treated him cordially’ [Politico]

“Actor and ‘Lawman’ Steven Seagal is being sued for conducting a raid on an Arizona man’s home alongside deputies of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, which allegedly resulted in the accidental death of the man’s puppy… The raid was taped for an episode of Seagal’s A&E reality show, Steven Seagal: Lawman.” [TPM]

“Secret experiments now underway in the U.S. and elsewhere are sparking fears of a potential extinction-level event hastening the 2nd Coming of Jesus.” [WND]