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Daily Archives: January 29, 2013, 7:52 pm

Poetic Injustice

Did you find the poet at President Obama’s inauguration as insufferable as I did? Did your child look at you, like mine did, and say, “Nothing rhymes”? I found Richard Blanco’s “poem” – it wasn’t much of a poem, more like narrative recited as if it were poetry – both prosaic and long, which is… Continue Reading

Let’s Stop! Michelle Abandons “Let’s Move” Campaign

First Lady Michelle Obama appears to have abandoned, at least for now, her oft-criticized “Let’s Move” initiative to promote exercise and healthy eating among the nation’s youth, halting public appearances and statements related to the program. Mrs. Obama does not appear to have done anything much to personally publicize the initiative in more than four… Continue Reading