Spinning Some News Stories

From http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,138621,00.html

A man set himself afire Monday just outside a White House gate and repeatedly yelled “Allah Allah” after Secret Service (search) officers put out the flames and one held him facedown on the sidewalk.

I’m told the AP originally headlined this story “Bush burning Muslims alive at White House”. Just kidding. It was actually Dan Rather who wrote the headline.

In other news, Drudge reports that “FDA issues warning about RU486“. No information yet on whether this will be “Warning: This product kill babies.”

ABCNews is reporting that Condoleezza Rice will be nominated to the post of secretary of state. But there is a catch. She’s insisting that she be called an “Administrative assistant” instead of “Secretary”.

Tony Blair says Europe should work with Bush, not mock him. Saddam Hussein says, in retrospect, that would be a wise approach. But Jacques Chirac says his underground bunker is much better than the “spider hole” Saddam used.

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