Barack Obama’s PR team released a new, straight-to-Tumblr video of the prez and Michelle talking about their first date, which is, of course, choke-on-a-banana-split charming: After a trip to Chicago’s Art Institute (“take notes, guys”), they took a stroll down Michigan Avenue and caught a showing of Spike Lee’s just-released Do the Right Thing. It was 1989, and Barack, theHarvard Law Review’s new editor, was working at Sidley Austin, a law firm. Michelle Robinson was his adviser.
The best part of the video, hands down, has got to be Obama’s string of shit-eating grins when Michelle starts to talk about him.
Oh, Jon, did I ever tell you that I, Roger Ailes, plan to undermine the role of an independent press by constantly whining that any reportage that deviates from a staunch conservative narrative is biased, while at the same time filling the editorial vacuum that that creates by building a conservative juggernaut in the guise of a news organization, and then, he said … Jon, I’m gonna call the organization ‘Fox News’ and its tagline will be, you’re gonna love this, ‘A fanatically micromanaged media fiefdom where my own far right agenda and sense of victimhood drive every aspect of the operation … and balanced.’
Most people never see the inside of the White House. But there’s good news: You don’t have to venture to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue anymore to see what it looks like inside. Thanks to Google and its 360-degree specially built street cams, you too can see what the president’s office looks like. It’s all part of the Google Art Project, an online endeavor that provides users at home virtual tours of the world’s best museums. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how this came to be…