There’s something rotten in Appleville and thy name is Gray Powell. Gray Powell, if you don’t already know, is the alleged Apple boob who left the next generation iPhone in a bar. Gray is quickly becoming a cultural touchstone: He already has his own gag Fan Page on Facebook, and as of this writing, The Fake Gray Powell already has over 2,500 fans.
Colin Powell appeared on Meet the Press on Sunday and he made an eloquent defense for Barack Obama as president while resoundingly defeating the cruel, and unfounded, attacks by the radical right wing that Obama is as Muslim when he is not; but, Powell argued, what if Obama were a Muslim? What difference would it make? What difference should it make? Then General Powell mentioned an arresting image he saw in the New Yorker showing Elsheba Khan resting her head on the grave of her dead Muslim American son, Specialist Kareem Rashad Sultan Khan. Powell told us Special Khan fought for America and his sacrifice was no less than that of any Christian.
I had some great fun over the weekend picking my own Democrat Vice President online by answering a variety of qualifying questions. Here are the first few choices I made: