MSNBC host misplaces Kenya: Yesterday afternoon, HuffPost didn’t let a gaffe made by MSNBC’s Touré go unmentioned. While the host was giving the viewing audience a “Monday geography refresher” regarding the Kenya’s whereabouts, he completely botched the region. In no way did he describe Kenya’s geographical location, nor did he come close. Andrew Kaczynski from BuzzFeed called out Touré first VIA Twitter while utilizing a picture of a highlighted Kenya in its actual African location.
Why you should read it: Although these slip ups happen to everyone from time to time and they’re always accidental, they’re also always hilarious and fun to watch!
Sarah Palin demands names: MediaMatters’ blogger Oliver Willis‘ recently posted a story about Fox News contributor/Russian coastline enthusiast Sarah Palin, regarding her rogue tweet aimed at Fox News Sunday host, Chris Wallace. Wallace announced during the show that he would use “the unsolicited research and questions” of several top Republicans to “hammer” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in response to the efforts Cruz has recently been making in trying to defund Obamacare. Upon hearing Wallace’s plan, Palin took to the tweets and demanded he surrender his “top Republican” sources to be “fair and balanced.”
Why you should read it: Sarah Palin is still trying to be relevant as she attempts to shake down a Fox News reporter through Twitter for some (possibly made up) sources, and it is adorable! Check out the video to see exactly what Wallace said to set Palin off.
More on the AP’s leak to plead guilty after the jump…
D.O.J. plugs Ex F.B.I. leak: Chalk up another “win” for the Justice Department. Sari Horwitz in WaPo yesterday identified one of AP’s elusive government leaks as former F.B.I. bomb technician Donald John Sachtleben, amidst increasing Justice Department pressure following the issuance of a subpoena for over two months of AP’s phone records. Sachtleben will plead guilty to providing AP with highly sensitive information that has “severely jeopardized national security and put lives at risk,” according to Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole. The AP declined to comment on Sachtleben’s situation, as it is their policy to never comment on their sources.
Why you should read it: Besides leaking information that’s vital to the national security of the United States, Sachtleben’s got it coming for him. He got busted last year for a crime much creepier than treason, so check out Horwitz’s story for more on why and how he eventually caved to the strain put on by Justice Department.