The Washington Times - January 11, 2010, 09:59AM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Blagojevich: ‘I’m blacker than Barack Obama’, Gay marriage ban goes on trial in California, and Reid angry he got caught.

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In an interview in the February issue of Esquire, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich continues his quixotic campaign to prove he was innocent in the pay-to-play scandal that led to his resignation. In the process — particularly when he’s talking about President Obama — he has some characteristically dubious things to say.

  • ReutersGay marriage ban goes on trial in California
California’s ban on gay marriage goes to trial on Monday in a federal case that plaintiffs hope to take all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and overturn bans throughout the nation.
The Cypress Times: Reid angry he got caught
Never mind that he said it.  That’s okay.Obama has forgiven him, so has Al Sharpton. Never mind that the quick forgiveness is most assuredly politically-based given that Obama needs Reid to force-feed health care reform to the American people and Harry is more than willing to do so.

 

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