Everyone loves Web memes—except, of course, the people they victimize. Conservative commentator Glenn Beck has filed a complaint against the owner of a satirical website called glennbeckrapedandmurderedayounggirlin1990.com, which has become a clearinghouse for a meme started on one of the Web's comedy dens, Fark.com.
A tireless campaigner for Obama who helped rally artists in support of the campaign has been removed from his role at the NEA after apparently asking artists to do the same thing for the White House's service initiative.
Whether you think public-option health care is a panacea or a slippery slope, you can't deny that the issue has prompted plenty of dialogue (and, okay, invective.) Rather than keeping up on all the bloviating, here are six viral articles about the health care debate that will make you an impromptu expert.