Hypocritical White House in no rush to #RaiseTheWage for its unpaid interns; Iowahawk zings

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http://twitter.com/#!/bienafe/status/461151021335859200 With the way the White House has relentless pushed for a minimum wage increase: http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/460820151550898176 http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/460823446709342208 http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/460836856847147008 http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/460871021831393282 You’d think they’d be only too eager to lead by example. Fat chance: http://twitter.com/#!/iowahawkblog/status/461112873242996738 From HuffPo, via Instapundit: The White House declined multiple opportunities to comment on whether it would rethink its position on not compensating […]

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News to us! Jay Carney says Obama learned of VA scandal from media reports [video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/JayCaruso/status/468451610214285313 A pretty lousy kind — and, according to press secretary Jay Carney, the kind that’s currently occupying the White House. Confronted about the developing Veterans Affairs scandal during today’s press briefing, Carney reassured the press corps — and thus the country — that President Obama only found out about it recently. From the news, natch: http://twitter.com/#!/webbersteinhoff/status/468450431459667968 Transcript: […]

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On phone, Biden urges President Yanukovich to exercise ‘maximum restraint’

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http://twitter.com/#!/petermaercbs/status/435918296395689984 Vice President Joe Biden called Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich Tuesday to urge the government to use maximum restraint in its clashes with protesters who are occupying the streets of Kiev. http://twitter.com/#!/USA4everGirl/status/435925855190007808 http://twitter.com/#!/bloodless_coup/status/435913069114687488 That’s right; tonight is the White House’s gala screening of “Monuments Men,” with the stars in attendance. http://twitter.com/#!/Alex_Panetta/status/435915266921594880 http://twitter.com/#!/KiritRadia/status/435916929874681856 Nineteen people have been […]

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There’s A New Campaign To Feature A Woman On The $20 Bill

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“A woman’s place is on the money,” the nonprofit Women on $20s says. 1. A nonprofit is campaigning for Andrew Jackson to lose his spot on the $20 bill and be replaced with a less controversial female historical figure. View this image › Paul J. Richards / Getty Images 2. U.S. money highlights the achievements […]

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‘Let them wear Spanx!’ Fashionistas gush over FLOTUS at WH design workshop

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http://twitter.com/#!/NoahCRothman/status/519914465526296576 First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a “fashion education” event at the White House today: Watch live: The First Lady encourages students at the #FashionEdu Workshop to #ReachHigher for a college degree → http://t.co/3YOBxGAiN9 — The First Lady (@FLOTUS) October 8, 2014 "In these dresses…we see the incredible promise that lies within our next generation." […]

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At DNC fundraiser, president laments loss of Air Force One

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His gray hair or ours? As Twitchy reported earlier, President Obama held a conference call this morning to herald the official opening of the latest enrollment period for Obamacare. This evening, though, he was back on the road, appearing at a fundraiser for the DNC in Maryland and joking (we hope) about his second term […]

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‘Anyone seen Harry Reid?’ Naked man arrested at White House gate [pics]

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http://twitter.com/#!/amandacarpenter/status/469920499904937984 There hasn’t yet been a Friday document drop at the White House, but there has been a clothing drop. A man was reportedly denied entry at the White House gate today, so he stripped naked, which didn’t exactly make security let him in any faster: http://twitter.com/#!/chucktodd/status/469915742075637760 http://twitter.com/#!/arielcohen37/status/469914416474234882 Working security can be an ugly business. […]

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The absurdity never ends: Lincoln’s birthday, now with more President Ego [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/KellyBelly14/status/433742755248873472 On Wednesday, it appeared that the White House social media team just wasn’t that into Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. After all: http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/433714045825187840 And anyway, it was retired basketball player Bill Russell’s birthday and the White House has priorities and stuff. http://twitter.com/#!/exjon/status/433706428683923456 http://twitter.com/#!/sparty_marty/status/433658731620868097 Eventually the White House Twitter team figured out how to honor Lincoln in […]

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‘Who actually retweets this crap?’ Rolling Stone lapdogs roll over for Obama [photo]

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http://twitter.com/#!/Heminator/status/520272653715005441 @Heminator Glad to see @RollingStone still fighting the Power. — Sean Hackbarth (@seanhackbarth) October 9, 2014 This is some edgy stuff, man: Paul Krugman was a notable Obama critic. Now he's calling the president a historic success. Our full cover story: http://t.co/TrPc8kHYDm — Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) October 8, 2014 55 numbers that prove President […]

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‘What the hell with today’? Report: White House is on lockdown; Updated

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http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/489860706813353985 From ABC News: http://twitter.com/#!/ABCPolitics/status/489860434535927808 The cause appears to be an unattended package: http://twitter.com/#!/GioBenitez/status/489861324013191169 http://twitter.com/#!/ABCPolitics/status/489861346784452608 One thing’s for sure: This has been one heck of a day. http://twitter.com/#!/kansasalps/status/489861135030841344 http://twitter.com/#!/mpoppel/status/489861755586109440 *** Update: http://twitter.com/#!/jjclo/status/489873503068254208 *** Update: http://twitter.com/#!/shomaristone/status/489882786783064066 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/07/17/what-the-hell-with-today-report-white-house-is-on-lockdown/

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