DAILY BRIEFING  8:44 am April 18, 2008

But When She Got There, The Cupboard Was Bare

by Sara K. Smith

  • Pretty much everyone from Haiti to India is starving, so expect riots and grave civil unrest in the near future. [New York Times]
  • What may be the biggest child custody action ever taken in the U.S. got off to a rocky start yesterday when attorneys for the families of over 400 possibly abused children removed from a compound in Texas raised hell, repeatedly, in court. [Los Angeles Times]
  • The thousand-year presidential campaign sows seeds of romance among the many pasty political dorks who could not find non-campaign affiliates to have sex with them. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Ninety percent of Americans now agree our economy is DOOMED. [Washington Post]
  • Money problems in the U.S. “trickle down” to immigrant workers’ families in Mexico. [Washington Post]
  • Not even Republican party elders want to give money to Republicans this election cycle. [The Hill]
 

Hola wonkerados.

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