I believe these stories are meant to hit a nerve... mission accomplished.
From the BBC, on Saturday.... A nine year old Brazilian girl is pregnant with twins, after alleged abuse by her stepfather. She is legally allowed to have an abortion, as Brazil does permit abortions in certain situations, such as when there are risks to the mother, or in cases of rape. The mother & doctors who came to this nine year old girl's aid have been ex-communicated from the Catholic church... and the vatican is now defending this move. Sick.
President Obama uses a teleprompter. A lot. I think this is a big SO WHAT? I mean, doesn't the guy have better things to do than memorize a million speeches? He represents his country well when he speaks. Read more here.
Check out RioGringa's blog for the latest on the Goldman saga, aka "the other side of the story"... poor David Goldman!
Vanity Fair explores the world of plastic surgeons... by having an attractive 27 year old 5"9, 120 lb woman go to three of them to see what she "needs" - check out the recommendations. Unreal!