NewsBites: Mark Sanford Waxes Poetic (Literally), Zimbabwe Wants A Check and Obama Isn’t Magical?

“You have a particular grace and calm that I adore. You have a level of sophistication that so fitting with your beauty. I could digress and say that you have the ability to give magnificent gentle kisses, or that I love your tan lines or that I love the curve of your hips, the erotic beauty of you holding yourself (or two magnificent parts of yourself) in the faded glow of the night’s light – but hey, that would be going into sexual details …”
South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford was going IN with his emails to his Buenos Aires jumpoff. Take note, if you are gonna cheat….do it with prose people. {TheState}

Zimbabwe finally got the hint and asked for a “stimulus package” from the global community. The U.N. just needs to ask Mugabe to write his own people a check and this whole thing can be done with. {Reuters}

Ahmadinejad compared Obama to George W. Bush in response to Barack’s remarks about the current state of Iran. Basically he thinks we need to mid our own beeswax. {NYT}

CNN & Essence conducted a poll with African Americans to see if race relations are better with Obama being in office. Not surprisingly, they are not…we, for one are SHOCKED. {CNN}

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