Dancing Queen from the movie Mamma Mia
Yes, I'm a big dork as well as a "woman of a certain age" and I went to see Mamma Mia this weekend. I'm old enough to remember when ABBA was the biggest thing out of the Eurovision contest and I saw the musical a few years ago as well. Definitely not geared for everyone, but it was very fun for my niece, my young'uns and me (my husband won't admit he liked it, but I saw a smile on his face a couple of times). However, as much as I enjoyed myself, I have to admit Pierce Brosnan's singing is highly cringeworthy (I won't lie, they clearly didn't audition any of the cast for their singing ability).
But I was inspired to pick this video by Nancy Pelosi's appearance ABC's Meet the Press, because I suspect there's gonna be a whole lot of dancing going on there. She's going to be promoting her book, Know Your Power: A Message To America's Daughters, while conveniently not exercising ANY of her Constitutionally-mandated powers herself. And the omnipresent Holy Joe Lieberman and Huckleberry Graham will be appearing on Meet the Press and FOXNews Sunday, respectively. I'll refrain from humming "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme" in honor of them. Would that this election turn into their personal Waterloo.
ABC's "This Week" - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and former Gov. Tom Ridge, R-Pa.; David Gergen, former White House adviser.
CBS' "Face the Nation" - Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin; Carly Fiorina, adviser to John McCain's campaign.
NBC's "Meet the Press" - Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn.
CNN's "Late Edition" - Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.; former Rep. Rob Portman, R-Ohio; Kenneth Blackwell, former Ohio secretary of state; Ron Kirk, former Dallas mayor; Maj. Gen. Mark Hertling, the commander of U.S. forces in northern Iraq; Tzipi Livni, Israeli foreign minister; James K. Glassman, undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs; Laura Tyson, adviser to Barack Obama; Nancy Pfotenhauer, adviser to McCain.
"Fox News Sunday" - Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and former Sen. Tom Daschle, D-S.D.; Ashley Judd, actress.
"Chris Matthews Show" - Panel: Eugene Robinson, Gloria Borger, Elisabeth Bumiller, Joe Klein. Topics: What could Obama get done if he's elected president? Would Congressional Democrats work with a President McCain? Meter Questions: Would Obama be able to cut deals with Republicans in Congress? YES: 10 NO: 2; Would McCain meet stiff opposition from Democrats in Congress? YES: 11 NO: 1
So other than my terrible taste in movies, what's catching your eye this morning?