Apparently U.S.-Chinese relations aren’t as bad as we thought. Make way for a new ad campaign from Benetton, which features large banners of leaders kissing with the tagline “UNHATE.” Wait ’til you see who the Pope’s kissing!
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Jon Huntsman Jr. recently resigned his ambassadorship to China. We know what you’re thinking: So what? Well, rumors are swirling that the soon-to-be former ambassador is gearing up for a GOP presidential run in 2012. He might even have a shot at winning.
Hype AM for Thursday, January 20th features the difference between political cliché and hate speech, Antoine Dodson’s new ‘do, GOP’s efforts to repeal health care, guess Hu’s coming to dinner, Sad Keanu, mafia busts, lion tacos, and much more.
Hype AM for Wednesday, January 19th features two retiring senators, one of which might be Droopy Dog, a fight between the Baltimore Commish and The Wire, a runaway wheelchair in China, 2 Live Crew’s frontman running for mayor and more.
The relations between the United States and China is incredibly complex, wrought with tensions over IOUs, North Korea’s aggression, currency rates, and more. So what’s the best way to simplify these issues? A CGI rap battle between Hu and Obama.
Hype AM for Tuesday, January 18th features a visit from Hu Jintao, the Ohio governor’s MLK Day stupidity, Ricky Gervais, Battle Hymn of the Sarah Palin, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ improvement, A Night in Tunisia and President LBJ ordering pants.