Tim Pawlenty Invents Charming Portmanteau; Filipino 18-Year-Old Is World's Shortest Man
- Crazy person and Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty has come up with a totally inventive term for our current health care laws: "Obamneycare." Get it? Like Obama + Romney. It's supposed to recall how Mitt Romney shamefully tried to help uninsured people with health problems as the governor of Massachusetts. Pawlenty also said some other stuff that is neither grammatically correct nor coherent. [CNN]
- Junrey Balawing, the 18-year-old son of a blacksmith in the southern Philippines, has been crowned the world's shortest man in the Guinness Book of World Records. Balawing stands 23.5 inches tall. He mysteriously stopped growing at two months old. If you want to see something super-cute, click through and look at his face as he reacts to the news of his title. [NYDN]
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