We scan the top newspapers and websites to bring you all of the important news of the day. Then we convert the newspapers into hobo blankets or funny hats.
Here are today’s Hobo Headlines:
- It was just like the end of Footloose, only the dancing was somehow even more awkward and painful to watch.
Last night, Barack Obama was officially named the Democratic party’s presidential candidate, becoming the first African American presidential nominee for a major party. Once the nomination was official, the Democrats cut loose. According to the Los Angeles Times: “Delegates whooped, embraced and danced in the aisles.”
- Or perhaps he could have offered Obama a cigar.
Bill Clinton enthusiastically endorsed Obama at the Democratic National Convention last night. Slate‘s John Dickerson said, “The only way he could have endorsed Obama more enthusiastically is if he’d kissed him.”
- Who could have seen this coming?
Marion “Suge” Knight was arrested yesterday on assault and drug charges after allegedly beating his girlfriend while brandishing a knife in Las Vegas. He was later released on bail.
- She then told the cops that she was innocent, but “If I did it, here’s how it happened.”
O.J. Simpson’s oldest daughter reportedly knocked him to the ground in a fight that started over his girlfriend. His daughter, Arnelle, then called 911 to report the incident because her father had suffered a minor head injury.