A float depicting United States President Barack Obama with his hat topped off by a man masked as al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden, and entitled 'Barack-Adabra' and the Great Circus of the Fleas' is shown at the traditional Viareggio Carnival parade in Viareggio, Italy, Sunday. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Paolo Lazzeroni)
- 1. Italian float maker Alberto Tuscucinni was only slightly embarrassed when he realized he was given a photo of Sammy Davis Jr. to use as a reference for his float. Said Alberto – “Oh well, a black Jewish man with a Muslim extremist on his hat is still pretty damn funny” -- Poolman.
- 2. Beaten down by a grueling campaign, a shaggy Rahm Emanuel picks up the tools of the trade for his work in defending Obama’s Chicagoland -- Ender.
- 3. I can see Libya from here -- Cabbage Boy.
- HM: Formerly Sandpoint