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Why Washington D.C. Gossip Sucks

Politico CLICK is still at it, creating gossip you won’t (and shouldn’t) see anywhere else. This week they reported on — what a scoop — Bob Dylan sporting shades at the White House Tuesday.

The headline (no joke): “Bob Dylan wears sunglasses at the White House.”

(We interrupt this item to ask VandeHarris: Do you guys read this stuff before it gets published?)

Caitlin McDevitt goes on to write her vanilla lede: “Bob Dylan sported shades at the White House on Tuesday. The singer wore aviator sunglasses to accept the Medal of Freedom from President Obama who praised him for his career accomplishments.” She names Tony Morrison, John Glenn and former Sec. of State Madeleine Albright as other recipients. WAIT. Did they wear sunglasses too?

So let’s get this straight: Dylan wore SUNGLASSES?

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