We’ve seen several cases by now of entertainers crossing over into the political realm, but few treat that career-swapping switch like a revolving door. First of all, it’s unwise, and second, it’s not easily done—unless, apparently, you’re Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The death and destruction from last month’s terrorist attacks in Mumbai are still fresh in the minds of many, but filmmakers in India nevertheless are rushing to retell the events cinematically, with over 20 Mumbai-themed movies already awaiting approval.
What is it with the, shall we say, seasoned action stars endorsing Republican presidential candidates? First we had Huck ‘n’ Chuck, and now Sylvester Stallone has come out in support of Republican front-runner John McCain.
The Ivy League university said the program disadvantages poor and minority students, as richer students tend to take advantage of the early admissions opportunity. Why should you care? Because Harvard is like The New York Times; it sets the agenda for others. Look for other schools to follow suit in this move to level the playing field.
Cease-fire monitors in Sri Lanka have blamed government security forces for the slaughter of 17 humanitarian aid workers earlier this month. Although government forces and Tamil Tiger rebels both claim to be sticking to the cease-fire, violence has escalated in recent months.
After Bill O’Reilly threatened one of his callers with legal action for merely mentioning Keith Olbermann, the MSNBC host brings on a former state prosecutor to confirm that the only person in legal jeopardy is O’Reilly himself.
The new edition of a book by a London University professor claims that the prime minister was prepared to join the war even before the second U.N. resolution in January 2003. | story We’re shocked, SHOCKED to learn that the U.N. gambit was apparently a ruse.