Obama Bundler Trades For Domestic Abuser to Coach His Basketball Team

Sucker (Right) and a Suckeee (Left, Clapping)/AP

A sixth-place finish in the weak Eastern Conference would be a step in the right direction for most first-year head coaches with zero prior experience. However, a second-round exit was not enough for Jason Kidd, who, true to form, weaseled his way out of Brooklyn over the weekend and forced the Nets to trade him to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Kidd’s jealousy of fellow coaching neophytes Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher—who were able to negotiate better contracts only a year after he inked his—prompted him to force his way out.

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Lasry withdraws from ambassador contention over poker habit
Marc Lasry / AP

Billionaire and major Obama fundraiser Marc Lasry has withdrawn his name for ambassador to France, because of his ties to an alleged Russian mob-run high-stakes poker ring.

White House Welcomes Wall Street Donors


The White House is continuing the trend of granting access to major Democratic donors. The White House opened its doors to Wall Street hedge fund directors for a discussion on the budget crisis this week. Many of the guests were major donors to the president and other Democratic candidates.