The Who2 Blog July 2007

Lede of the Week

"Someone once noted that watching members of Congress question Attorney General Alberto Gonzales was a little like watching the clubbing of a baby seal."

-Time magazine unloads on memory-impaired AG Alberto Gonzales.

(The original "baby seal" reference apparently came in this CNN report by Suzanne Malveaux in April.)

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Headline of the Day

"Potter defeated by Sandler's fake gay firemen."

That's Britain's The Guardian describing the weekend U.S. boxoffice. (Translation: Adam Sandler's film I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry took in $34.8 million to only $32.2 million for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.)

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Poker Quote of the Month

"I've seen the miracles of God with my own eyes. I did a lot of bluffing, also."

Professional poker has its latest unknown champion: Jerry Yang, a psychologist from Temecula, California, has won the 2007 World Series of Poker.

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