Midday open thread: Happy Birthday to Betty White!
Today’s comic by Ruben Bolling is Russian News of the Times: Trump’s loyalty to Russia under investigation:
Harvard University has tapped Andrew Gillum — a breakout Democratic star, despite losing his bid for Florida governor — for a spring fellowship.
British ultrarunner Jasmin Paris is celebrating after becoming the first woman to win the gruelling 268-mile Montane Spine Race along the Pennine Way. What made the performance even more extraordinary was that she also shattered the course record by 12 hours – while also expressing breast milk for her baby at aid stations along the route.
When a chyron becomes the winner of a caption contest:
— John Whitehouse (@existentialfish) January 17, 2019
Betty White is how old? The actress turned 97 on Thursday, and after seven decades in show business, she’s still making us laugh. From “Mary Tyler Moore” and “The Betty White Show” to “Golden Girls” to “Hot In Cleveland,” the actress has always been funny, feisty and full of energy.
On today’s Kagro in the Morning show: Greg Dworkin has even more polls showing Trump’s shutdown slide. Serious People are discussing impeachment. Giuliani confesses. Armando goes through the roof over the GSA IG report on the Trump hotel & becomes an impeachment believer.