Clearly sensing blood in the water for Trump, Ron DeSantis is reportedly planning to launch his presidential run via a Twitter interview with Elon Musk. Thankfully, Twitter has never been a reliable factor in presidential elections, or we’d be in the middle of a second Trump term after he easily steamrolled Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. With Musk at the wheel, Twitter is even more irrelevant, but when you’re running for the Republican ticket, I guess it’s important to lock down the key demographic of racist Nazi weirdos who love giving money to a far richer racist Nazi weirdo. Politics are neat. (NBC News)
Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson face different production debacles on their talk shows. (Lainey Gossip)
There’s kissing your boss’ ass, and then there’s paying $100,000 for his used chapstick like Marjorie Taylor Greene just did. (Jezebel)
Junior Cannonballer Bibliophile bought Dick Lehr’s YA novel Trell on the recommendation of a bookseller, but it was her mom, LanierHgts, who really enjoyed it. “Perhaps it was my background in law or….because this book, while fictionalized, is based on a true story.” Which books appeal to your particular interests? (Cannonball Read 15)
From Roxana: And just FYI, this is David Simon talking to NPR’s Ari Shapiro, not Ben Shapiro, which probably would’ve been a much shorter interviewer punctuated by no fewer than eight billion profanities hurled at Shapiro’s tiny, wife-drying husk.
possibly the funniest exchange of all time pic.twitter.com/HcEMcnqIj0— Onionâ„¢ (they/them) (@AnarchOnion) May 22, 2023