Russians Get An 'F' For Presentation

February 22, 2010

» “WHOA! THOSE COSTUMES ARE CRAZY. Apparently, the outfits and dance are meant as a tribute to Australian Aborigines, but they’re totally cringe-worthy.”
Rachel Mendleson at www2.Macleans.ca was not a fan of the outfits that Russians Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin wore during the Olympic ice dancing competition in Vancouver Sunday.

» “IF YOU’RE WONDERING why your Fox News friends have been noticeably absent from Gchat … it might be because they’re ignoring you but more likely because it’s been blocked by their employer.”
MediaBistro.com/FishbowlDC seemed mildly surprised to report that the news agency had disabled the popular messaging service on its work computers.

» “WHO SAYS THAT INTERNET CAMPAIGNS don’t work? Remember that Facebook campaign to get Betty White to host ‘Saturday Night Live’? You thought it was just one of those goofy things that wouldn’t lead anywhere, but it looks like it might happen after all.”
TVSquad.com is glad to hear that negotiations are under way for White to host the NBC show later this season.

» “SOME LIBERAL ARE UPSET that President Obama accepted and promoted compromises to appease moderates. This new proposal might not alleviate the left’s frustration with the White House. But perhaps it will help provide the final political push to pass some semblance of reform.”
DissentingJustice.blogspot.com hopes the president’s health care reform plan is a step in the right direction.

Photo by Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images

Clinton Yates is a D.C. native and an online columnist. When he's not covering the city, pop culture or listening to music, he watches sports. A lot of them.
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