The folks here at NPR are pretty serious when it comes to covering the news. But then, sometimes, well, stuff happens. And just in time for this week's Political Junkie segment on NPR's Talk of the Nation.
Rod Blagojevich and Roland Burris gave us some enjoyable moments. Sarah Palin and Bill Jefferson did their best too.
And now we have Mark Sanford. The South Carolina governor, missing for six days, apparently hiked down the Appalachian Trail all the way to Argentina. Before we talk about 2012, what in the world is going on in 2009?
Plus, there's the Obama news conference, the Nixon tapes, the Villaraigosa withdrawal, the Albany zoo, and the Ensign apology.
Join host Neal Conan and me every Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET for the Junkie segment on TOTN, where you can often, but not always, find interesting conversation, useless trivia questions and sparkling jokes. And you can win a Political Junkie T-shirt!
Last week's segment can be heard here.
If your local NPR station doesn't carry TOTN, you can hear the program on the Web or on HD Radio. And if you are a subscriber to XM/Sirius radio, you can find the show there as well (siriusly).