Morning Coffee 8.19.08

Obama’s close to finalizing his running mate. It’s between Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana, Gov. Tim Kaine of Virginia and Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Delaware. Which one do you like? This weekend’s Meet The Press round table agreed that Barack must pick someone aggressive because he loves to take the high road on dirty issues. Thoughts? NYT]

Gary Glitter is out of a prison in Vietnam and says he’d like to return to the UK. He was convicted of molesting two tween girls. Yeesh. [BBC]

50 Cent finally outranked Jay-Z on the ForbesallthepeoplewhomakemoremoneythanGod Richest Rappers list, with $150 million to Jay’s pithy $82 million. Kinda gives new meaning to this joint. [A]

In northern California, state-funded childcare centers are feeling the effects of budget constraints and closing their doors. I swear it seems like the 1980’s are coming back…maybe we’ll get a new music out of all of this turmoil? [SFG]

AND the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) protested Detroit’s pimp mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and corruption after a circuit judge ruled City Council could not hold forfeiture hearings against him. The movie continues…[DFP]


image via NYT

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