Pourmecoffee makes an expert analogy:

So far, World Cup games remind me of Max Baucus health care committee -- hours of back and forth with no real outcome.less than a minute ago via TwitterGadget


Ken Bazinet pokes fun at the French:

I love the staring lineup for Team France: There are even a couple of Frenchmen on the squad! #wordcup #copaless than a minute ago via UberTwitter


Matt Yglesias comments on the state of gender norms...

Baby now in the office, women not doing any work, men still at desks #livingthegendernormsless than a minute ago via TweetDeck


...while Felix Salmon turns them upside down:

@mattyglesias France vs Uruguay now in the office, men not doing any work, women still at desks #livingthegendernormsless than a minute ago via Seesmic


Allahpundit mentions a site we aren't sure we want to see:

"Hot or not," congressional edition http://is.gd/cLPTsless than a minute ago via Seesmic


After perusing Glenn Beck's new novel, David Waldman gleans a euphemism worthy of Ron Burgundy. Luckily, we at the Atlantic Wire were able to witness its birth.

@KagroX Line from incredibly cheesy new Glenn Beck novel, guy says to girl, "Don't tease the panther." Rrrow! Sua-ve!less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Nyah, nyah! You are the smallest, most shriveled panther I've ever seen!less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Panther shrinkage. Commie plot. Obama's fault.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Chalkboard: Tease ----> Panther ----> ACORN <---- Hitler ----> Oligarhy <----- Asking about Cialis "for a friend"less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


To Waldman's credit, he helped give birth to the best hashtag of all time:

"Saturday, Donny...Shabbos.The Jewish day of rest.That means that I don't work, I don't drive a car, I sure as **** #DontTeaseThePanther ! "less than a minute ago via web


Mark Kirk got an award and medal from the Navy for teasing a panther #DontTeasethePantherless than a minute ago via Echofon


Imma let you finish, but #DontTeaseThePanther is the best Twitter trending topic OF ALL TIME!less than a minute ago via web