Morning Coffee: 6.16.08

The Washington Post’s Robin Givhan thinks Serena needs to put a little more “stank” back into her style. We vote no on blonde braids and yes on the new haircut. {WashPo}

This Sunday morning wasn’t quite the same without Time Russert’s honest viewpoints on the week’s political action. “Meet The Press” has some pretty large shoes to fill. {NYTimes}

The Sunday Telegraph takes a critical look at America’s fascination with the cheerleader. Maybe this will help me understand wearing stockings and a skirt when it’s freezing outside–and looking happy. {Telegraph/Stella}

The good folks over at Slate break down how R.Kelly got acquitted, we just think we wrote a big check to somebody. {Slate}

While you were chillaxing this weekend, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe pledged to fight any opposition to him or his party, even by going to war. Meanwhile President Bush thinks France’s first lady is pretty swell. Anyone see a disconnect here? {BBC}

Damm you California! You guys get great weather, award shows, good shopping–and access to cheap gas! {Newsweek}


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