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Nate Silver: ‘Math does not need to be intimidating’

Fresh off the political equivalent of pitching a perfect game, New York Times number-cruncher Nate Silver told The Today Show he hoped his performance during the 2012 election helped make math a little cooler. “Math does not need to be intimidating,” Silver said. “It can be fun. And interesting and…

Cold Stone Creamery employee fired after wishing Obama dead on Facebook

A Turlock, California woman was fired from her job this week after publishing a racial slur to her Facebook account and wishing for President Barack Obama’s assassination. The Cold Stone Creamery company said it spent much of Wednesday coping with the social media fallout from the comment, which was posted…

W. Kamau Bell bids the election ‘goodnight’ in lullaby

As a parent, comedian W. Kamau Bell said Thursday, he has some experience dealing with a frustrated child, like 4-year-old Abigael Evans, the little girl who got visibly upset when NPR asked her about “Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney.” So he devised a lullaby for the now-completed presidential race, “Goodbye…

Sotomayor tells Sesame Street: ‘Pretending to be a princess is fun, but it is definitely not a career’

Supreme Court Justice Justice Sonia Sotomayor offered some real talk to to Sesame Street character Abby about princesses and careers. Sotomayor explained that a “career is something that you train for and prepare for and plan on doing for a long time,” but when Abby says she wants to be…

Dead pig wearing Romney shirt left outside California GOP office

A dead pig with barbed wire around its head and a Romney/Ryan 2012 tshirt on its torso was found outside a Republican campaign office in Manhattan Beach, California on Thursday. The Los Angeles-area office was otherwise undamaged and whoever dumped the animal’s remains didn’t leave much of an explanation. “I…

Pauly Shore tells Soledad: Republicans are ‘too far to the white’

Appearing on CNN Friday morning, comedian Pauly Shore told CNN’s Soledad O’Brien that he believes the Republican Party lost the 2012 presidential election because it has gone “too far to the white,” echoing a theme that many Republican pundits have voiced as well in recent days. “If you look at…

Fox News guest: Obama won by lying about ‘rape camps’ under Romney

At least one conservative Fox News commentator isn’t blaming Mitt Romney’s loss on Hurricane Sandy. On Thursday, tea party-backed radio host Michael Graham told Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly that President Barack Obama scared voters by claiming that women would be “forced into rape camps” under the Republican presidential nominee.…

Malkin suggests impeachment for Obama’s ‘jihadi-coddling’

Conservative pundit Michelle Malkin on Thursday suggested that President Barack Obama could be punished with impeachment or other “constitutional provisions” for his administration’s “jihadi-coddling” in Libya. Speaking to Fox News host Sean Hannity just two days after the president was elected to a second term, Malkin said that four Americans…

Prosecutor wife suspected of evidence tampering for accused rapist husband

Jennifer Grant, a supervising assistant city prosecutor in Seattle, has been been reassigned to duties that “do not entail courtroom prosecutorial work” because she is suspected of tampering with evidence to protect her husband who is accused of the serial rape of immigrants at several massage parlors. A recently released…

Minn. pastor arrested for sexual assault during ‘ex-gay’ therapy

A Minnesota pastor has been arrested for sexually assaulting two gay men while counseling them about their “homosexual tendencies.” Charging documents released this week indicated that 55-year-old Rev. Ryan J. Muehlhauser was accused of eight felony counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct on at least two men during sessions about…

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