Archive for August 14, 2011
You’ll have to stay with us on this one, because it’s really super-complicated science stuff.
First of all, we give you the evidence. Paul Ryan looks remarkably like all those “Twilight” vampire heroes like Robert Pattinson that the girls are so crazy about. Same cold blue eyes, deathly-pallid skin, crisp tousled hair and general air of “Your suffering is not my concern,” that women seem to find such a turn-on.
So that’s where we start. Paul Ryan is obviously an irresistible modern-day vampire, and could make a mint in Hollywood if the Beltway ever tires of him (hard as that may be to imagine). Next, we examine the scientific relationship between vampires and diamonds, as explained in this article. It turns out that lasers desorb diamonds. Do vampires fear the light because they are made of diamonds?
From the article: Is this why vampires shun sunlight? Are they made up of a netting of diamonds that desorbs in the sun? Let’s look at the facts. Diamonds and vampires; they’re both immortal, they’re both extra tough and strong, they’ve both been known to sparkle in the light, and they’re both cold.
Paul Ryan: diamond-coated vampire? We report, you decide.
- ‘Twilight’ Might Have It Right: Science Supports Sparkling Vampires (huffingtonpost.com)
Talk show day is upon us again. This week is nearly all Michele Bachmann, who just won the Iowa Straw Poll. She gambled when she set this all up that she would win, and it has paid off. According to Politico, here’s the lineup for this week:
Meet the Press (NBC) — Presidential hopeful and Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) (ever notice that’s Richard Nixon’s initials?) is here to talk about how she did in Ames. She’s followed by Republican Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, who is joined by Jonathan Martin of Politico, Chuck Todd from NBC, Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post, and Republican strategist Mike Murphy, in a political roundtable covering the Ames Straw Poll.
This Week (ABC) — Bachmann faces off against Tim Pawlenty. Again.
Face the Nation (CBS) — Bachmann, followed by Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL).
State of the Union (CNN) — Bachmann and rival Herman Cain will talk about their campaigns. They’ll be joined by Representative Steve King (R-IA), whose territory doesn’t include Ames.
Fox News Sunday — Bachmann’s here, too, of course.
Newsmakers (CSPAN) — Proving how independent CSPAN really is, they are the only ones without a Bachmann appearance. Then again, she might be horrified to voluntarily be on a public television station. So, instead, they have Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT).
Political Capital (Bloomberg TV) — Yep…more Bachmann.