Morning Coffee 7.10.08

In NYC, it’s a battle of the blunders with the divorces of Christie Brinkley and Yankee baseball star A-Rod each fighting for center stage. After both Brinkley’s husband, Peter Cook, and Alex Rodriguez’s numerous rumored affairs with everyone from Madonna to rando fitness models to 18 year olds coming out in the divorce paperwork, I’m betting either a secret love child or a midget is popping up next. [ABC] [Fox]

Northwest Airlines is on the verge of cutting 2,500 jobs because of the rise in jet fuel costs. All this while I’m trying to buy my Thanksgiving plane ticket…grrr. [BBC]

Here’s the excerpt: “Camille Paglia is a pro-sex feminist who’s still for porn and prostitution. But champions of chastity, she says, also stand in a great feminist tradition of defying group thinking…” Are you sold yet? I was. [A&L]

Just after the Obama family ran the first part of their three-part Access Hollywood interview, Barack changed his mind. Backstory: Republicans have accused him of using his family as a campaigning tool to nab public affection. You know what I think? McCain’s salty because neither he nor his wife are as accessible as Michelle and the Obama kiddies. Honestly, do you think Mrs. McCain goes to Target like Michelle? [Reuters]

Meanwhile, Jesse Jackson apologized for telling FOX NEWS (of all places) that he wanted to “cut [Obama’s] nuts out” for talking down to black people? WTF is going on there? We could technically go back and forth as to whether one can actually “cut out” someone’s nuts, but let’s just settle by saying the entire comment is suspect. [G]

Steely D says 2 things: it’s almost Friday, thank GOD and thank God for crack rap. discuss.

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