U.S. Army Considers Ban on Hipsters

While hipsters have served proudly and openly in all of the major U.S. military engagements since the Revolutionary War (Ben Franklin was known to don bifocals, the hipster glasses of the 18th century), growing concern regarding the adverse effects of hipsters serving in the U.S. Armed Forces has led policymakers to consider banning them from military service. “Being a hipster is incompatible with military service,” said Gen. Bernard Slayer during testimony before the Congressional Subcommittee on Military Exclusion, at a hearing on Friday. “This is the military of Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Patton. Not Jim from  The Office or…

Ann Romney’s Favorite Things

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After her husband’s revealing secret video tape shines a negative light on his presidential campaign, Mrs. Romney stops by the (Most) Things Considered studios for an interview to clear things up. She’s brought some of her favorite things to share that even the so-called 47% will certainly appreciate. Program Transcript: Wilson: You’re listening to (Most) Things Considered from MPR, (Mostly) Public Radio. Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has received a lot of bad press in recent weeks over remarks he made at a closed-door fundraiser. Some Republican and Democratic analysts, even the President himself, have scolded Romney for what they say…