Briefly: Dave ‘Mudcat’ Saunders, Leah Remini, Oprah Winfrey

September 10, 2013
Dave "Mudcat" Saunders in 2005. (Stephanie Klein-Davis for The Washington Post)
Dave “Mudcat” Saunders in 2005. (Stephanie Klein-Davis for The Washington Post)

Brief news from here and elsewhere:

When you go by the nickname “Mudcat,” it’s expected that you will be an unpredictable character, and indeed, the veteran Virginia Democratic strategist is now supporting Ken Cuccinelli. And what else? Writing a book called “The Half-Assed Christian’s Guide to Living: Rescuing Jesus from Sunday Christians and Political Whores.” (Virginia Politics)

Leah Remini says she lost a lot of friends when she left Scientology, but life goes on, and onward to “Dancing With the Stars”! (Ellen)

Today’s headline you will regret clicking on: Oprah Winfrey is afraid of balloons. No, really, don’t. You think there’s more to that story? There really isn’t. (People)

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