Above is Isaiah's The World Today Just Nuts "Princess and President" from last night.
Looking for a job in the new year? Peter O'Dowd (MarketPlace -- link is text and audio) has a hot market for you:
Author Philip Roth made a splash this week when he came out of retirement and started tweeting.
No, wait. It wasn't really Roth. It was an impostor -- someone who apparently has a reputation for mimicking famous people on the Internet.
Turns out social media spoofing is an old trick. And if you do it right, it could make you some money. Remember Chuck Norris Facts? Ian Spector brought renewed fame to the action hero before Twitter was even born, with witty one-liners like: "Chuck Norris discovered cold fusion by pouring two beers into one glass."
Around 2005, Spector's website caught fire and since then he's written five Chuck Norris fact books. The most recent one came out on Election Day.
Me? I think I'll apply to be Barbara Taylor Bradford's online ego. (That was a joke.)
I'm in the midst of the New Year's Eve Party. I hope you are as well. I'm dashing this post and then rushing upstairs to my granddaughter's room. I promised her nachos and pizza rolls and popcorn (all ready to eat right now) as we watched The Wizard of Oz. I'm sure she'll be asleep within 30 minutes.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot" for Monday: