A News Quiz

June 28, 2008 at 12:03 pm Leave a comment

Back to my old format for a day…(this might be because I’m listening to NPR’s Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me! now.)

1. What is the Presidential Memorial Commission in San Francisco naming after George Bush?
a. A new government building
b. A highway
c. A park
d. A sewage plant

Answer here from The New York Times.

2. What is interesting about this guy in Albania?

a. “He” is really a she
b. He is the oldest living army member
c. He has never smiled in his life
d. He is the new face of a Dr. Pepper campaign

Read the answer here, from The New York Times.

3. Jeopardy! time! What is the question to this answer: “An increasingly common medical condition in which the affected person becomes violently sick in the stomach when exposed to adulation and deification of Barack Obama.”

a. What is Democratitis?
b. What is Hillarity?
c. What is Baracktose Intolerant?
d. What is Obamatic?

Read the answer, here, from Slate and sent by BOTH Alex MD and Andrea!

Another good link from my dad, sorry, no question: Automotive Oddballs.

Also, watch this, from Sarah Tanno.


Entry filed under: 2008 Presidential Election, New York Times, NPR, Politics, Slate.

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