Sunday Link-Off: Politics as Usual

kate-upton-harpersbazaar15-01I keep saying that the hardest part of doing these linkdumps isn’t finding the links but coming up with the intros to the links. I’ve been busy this weekend and haven’t had much of a chance for writing. The next week on the blog could get annoyingly dull as a result.

Anyway, it’s Sunday which means that we have to do the links. Let’s kick off with Kate Upton.

Did a Conservative MP call a fellow politician an “NDP whore?” The whole of the Moose Jaw Times-Herald newsroom thought so but the story never ran. (Canadaland)

President Obama isn’t a fan of being too politically correct as it can be used to shut down whole conversations that could otherwise be held. (Daily Intelligencer)

Two men were asked not to board a flight because another passenger was afraid to fly with them because they spoke Arabic. They talk about terrorist winning by instilling fear in people. Well, here’s a perfect example. (NBC)

In a freaky story in the aftermath of the Paris attacks, a nurse performed CPR on a man only to discover that the man was a suicide bomber. (The Guardian)

A GOP operative is working on an anti-Trump campaign to keep him from winning the Republican Presidential nomination. (The Hill)

Bernie Sanders is sick of being called a communist when what he really wants is for the rich and corporations to pay their fair share. (Reuters)

Good news! Bell is trying to get the government to overturn the CRTC ruling that forces big ISPs to lease out their network to smaller providers so they can have an even more powerful oligopoly. (Medium)

It may not be one of the top athletic programs in America but did you know that the Culinary Institute of America has their own athletics department? (New York Times)

As part of the WWF’s rock ‘n’ wrestling push of the mid-80s, they did a couple of albums. The first one is the now 30-year-old Wrestling Album. (Rolling Stone)

If former East Dillon starting quarterback Vince Howard went to college, where would he go?


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