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I think I said it all yesterday, except for the "I told you so." Even John Stewart went off on how ridiculous the criticisms of the Handshake that Shook the World were... The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook But if you listen all the way to the end, you'll hear John Stewart say that the "selfie" (actually taken by the Danish Prime Minister of herself, President Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron) "kind of fucked up." No Jon. What's fucked up is the holier than thou attitude of the pundits (yourself included) [...]
I awoke this morning to President Obama speaking at the huge memorial for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa. As he tends to do, Obama delivered a masterful oratory, filled with just the right words and emotions. But the one moment that's getting the most attention is the brief handshake he shared with Cuba's Raul Castro. The usual haters (read: Republicans) on Twitter are spewing the usual venom, like this: Whoa! An enthusiastic handshake AND another bow to Raul Castro. http://t.co/2oYw6XmONE @abcnews @CBSNews @NBCNews @nytimes @FoxNews #tcot — Right Wing Jewess (@RightWingJewess) December 10, 2013 Of course, Marco Rubio [...]