Friday Wrap: Glenn Beck’s House Speaker Pick and More

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It’s Friday! Time to comment on all the news that fits in a blockquote.

First up this week, in case you were wondering, this is what Marvin Gaye sounds like when sung by a barbershop quartet:

-Genevieve Cato

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    If your reaction to the Senate torture report was “America is awesome,” you are joined verbatim by Fox News host Andrea Tantaros.

    -Ben Sherman

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    New-ish Dallas resident Glenn Beck is backing hopeless House Speaker aspirant Scott Turner of Frisco. “Joe Straus is a complete and total fraud,” Beck said. “He is a RINO (Republican in Name Only). He is entirely a RINO. And I think Scott Turner is the guy to lead the state and the GOP into just a new unbelievable era.” Unbelievable is right.

    -Ben Sherman

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    Don’t know what to get that niece who’s really into science? Have a feminist killjoy friend who is just really tough to shop for? Need a really great un-gift for your number one frenemie? Check out Bitch in a Box, Bitch magazine’s gift-giving guides for everyone on your holiday list.

    -Genevieve Cato

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    Science tells us why we love that Mariah Carey song. (Full disclosure: I loooooove that song.)

    -Katherine Haenschen

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