Sarah Palin has obviously never heard this expression: “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.” While vacationing in Hawaii with her family, she made three mistakes. First, she wore a visor, which is practically the biggest fashion faux pas ever. Second, the visor had John McCain’s name on it, and everyone knows that dude lost the election, so it just makes her look like a sore loser. But her third and biggest mistake of all is … she blacked out McCain’s name, which was emblazoned on the front of the hat, with a black marker. Really? Really!? Keep reading »
Back in the early 1900s, boxer Jack Johnson was charged with violating the Mann Act, which forbid “transporting women across state lines for immoral purposes.” This act was intended to put an end to prostitution and an amended version is actually still in place. In 1913, Jackson was the first to be prosecuted under the act, and he was convicted by an all-white jury and sentenced to a year and a day in prison. After fleeing the country and living abroad for seven years, Johnson returned to the United States and served his sentence. Keep reading »
Vanity Fair doesn’t tell us anything that Palin-watchers (er, Palin-stomachers) didn’t already know.
called the McCain/Palin ticket “a marriage of convenience”—and a “fiasco.” Keep reading »