Senator John McCain delivered a memorable American-style smackdown to former Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R - Minnesota) on the Senate floor this week, after Bachmann made baseless allegations against a Muslim staffer who works for Secretary of State Hilary Clinton.
In LGBT news, the President of Chick-Fil-A finally came out as a blatant homophobe, inspiring me to write this devastating break-up letter to my favorite chicken sandwich. The Boy Scouts reaffirmed their anti-gay stance this week, and the Twitterverse didn't take the news well, responding with a host of humorous and creative tweets.
Will Ferrell turned 45 this week and we celebrated the occasion with more cowbell.
Next week is featured zen contributor week on the blog. You have until 9pm (Pacific) on Sunday night to click here and vote for which famous figure will give us sage advice all week. Choices this month are Thomas Merton (Trappist monk), Cat Stevens (musician), Pema Chodron (Buddhist teacher), Tom Stoppard (playwright), and Nelson Mandela (activist).
As always, thanks for reading.