Having reportedly written “Republicans do it better” on her MySpace page as a yoof, perhaps the producers of Saturday Night Live thought it would be a good idea to sit Taylor Swift next to Tea Party crackpot Sarah Palin for their 40th anniversary special. Unfortunately, they forgot about the bits where she called the US first lady a “role model”, dated a […]

Fox Nation — the website operated by Fox News for people that don’t think the channel is right wing enough — are currently reporting on the selfie taken at the Nelson Mandela memorial by Barack Obama, David Cameron and “an unidentified official” — or as the rest of the world likes to call her, the prime minister of Denmark, […]

A witch doctor from Obama’s ancestral home of Kogelo village in western Kenya has used his mystic powers to predict that the president will secure a second term. Scrapbook could not confirm rumours that “115 year-old” John Dimo is now working on a full breakdown of the electoral college. Doubtless Donald Trump approves.

With Obama’s ambitions for bipartisanship faltering during the course of his first term, perhaps he is now looking to practice this further afield? The US president seems to have synthesised Ed Miliband’s One Nation theme with David Cameron’s “in this together” refrain in recent campaign trail speeches: President Obama: “We’re all in this together. We […]

Mitt Romney’s politicising of national disasters during the US presidential campaign has previously come in for significant criticism, but now it’s looking like he’s doing it again in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Whilst Barack Obama has been winning cross-party plaudits for his statesmanlike response, his Republican challenger has been left trying to catch up. […]

Speaking on the Tonight Show in the wake of Donald Trump’s attempts to blackmail him with $5m charity money, Barack Obama had this to say about the attention-seeking billionaire: “This all relates to when we were growing up together in Kenya.” “We had constant run-ins on the soccer field … When we finally moved to America I […]