Times change. The last time there was controversy in a Miss America pageant, it involved a contestant taking her clothes off.
That was then. In the wake of last night's Miss America pageant, controversy rages across the union over why a yodeling ventriloquist singing "I want to be a cowboy sweetheart" did not win:
America still isn't ready for the likes of Miss Arkansas, apparently.(5 Comments)
Can America make up its mind?
This week, the Republican-controlled U.S.House will consider -- and likely approve -- legislation to repeal the health care bill. The GOP gained control, mostly on the strength of lingering anger that the bill was passed in the first place, according to many analysts.
Fast-forward from November, however, and it gets more confusing. A new poll from the Associated Press says only 1 in 4 of those surveyed favors repealing the health care bill.
Even among Republicans, the desire to repeal the law completely has diminished.
At the same time, however, opposition to the mandate that everyone carry health insurance remains strong.
Beyond that, however, the poll tells us nothing about why people's overall attitudes about the bill are changing.(5 Comments)