Friday’s p-Op quiz: Genetic ‘malfunction’

January 11, 2013
Signature of Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew (AP)
Signature of Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew (AP)

I’m still trying to come to terms with what this week was all about. There were cabinet departures announced and replacements named. We lost a treasury secretary with a bad signature and gained one whose John Hancock resembles a a spent Slinky. The lack of women had many suggesting that President Obama call Mitt Romney for his “binders full of women.” Just when you thought national regard for Congress couldn’t get any lower, it did. And RGIII’s knee gave out and took the Super Bowl dreams of Washington with it.

Meanwhile, Vice President Biden’s gun task force forges ahead. Afghan President Hamid Karzai is in town. Pastor Louie Giglio took himself off the inaugural program after it was revealed he said that being gay was a genetic “malfunction.”  And the antics of Honey Boo Boo freaked out Kathleen Parker. Like I said, I’m still trying to come to terms with happened this week. So, sharpen your pixels and get crackin’.

 

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Jonathan Capehart is a member of the Post editorial board and writes about politics and social issues for the PostPartisan blog.
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