Eavesdropping In: Bristol Palin Will Dance Her Ass Off, Republicans Lead In Gallup Polls, And Hurrican Earl Doesn't Want You To Have Any Fun

by MADELEINE STARKEY · August 31, 2010

Bristol Palin is officially part of the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars, which will work off baby fat.  Whether the chub is from having a child or because she is herself still a child is still unclear [HuffPo]

Will Hurricane Earl put a damper on your Labor Day? [NBCWashington]

The 'O.C.' in D.C.?  Will a Gossip Girl style show come to D.C.? [Politico]

It's a good thing marijuana was legalized in D.C.: a major Mexican drug lord was just arrested [NYMag]

#uh oh: Republicans take major lead in polls [Gawker]