That goes double for Elton John

Who are you wearing and how much? CBS has requested that celebrities adequately cover “buttocks and female breasts” for the televised 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday. A memo the network sent out warned against “see-through clothing,” exposure of “the genital region” and “thong type costumes.”

This is going to be a problem for the big opening musical number, “A Tribute to Music History’s Great Moments in Wardrobe Malfunctions.”

Eye in the sky: Acknowledging public opposition to the proposal, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn announced that the city’s police department will not use two aerial surveillance drones that it obtained through a federal grant.

Instead of police work, the drones will be repurposed and will carry the “Kiss Cam” at Seattle Seahawks and Mariners games.

Dept. of “No Kidding” Research: The diet of the Deep South, specifically deep-fried foods, is contributing to an increased likelihood of stroke in Southern states, according to a study by the University of Alabama. “We’re talking about fried foods, french fries, hamburgers, processed meats, hot dogs,” bacon, ham, liver, gizzards and sugary drinks, said a researcher.

Or as it’s known on the Food Network, “Every episode of the Paula Deen show.”

More in Opinion

Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Dec. 12

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Robinson: Black reporter of civil rights era an inspiration

If Simeon Booker could brave lynch mobs, today’s reporters can withstand Trump’s tweets.

Saunders: Nothing sacred in a year-old designation of monument

Why shouldn’t Trump be able to undo what Obama created just a year ago by executive order?

Harrop: Give president credit for good economy; thanks, Obama

The economy’s gains during Trump’s first year have benefited mostly from the inertia of Obama’s terms.

Other voices: Let states lower Medicaid prescription drug prices

If Congress won’t take action to lower prescription drug prices, allow the states to take the lead.

Welcome home to the sailors of Kidd and Shoup

What a beautiful and inspiring picture on the front page of the… Continue reading

How can sexual harassment fund in Congress be kept secret?

How can Congress justify making secret payments to settle claims of sexual… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Monday, Dec. 11

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Editorial: Yet another owner for The Everett Clinic

After its brief time with DaVita, uncertainty returns for the clinic with its sale to an insurer.

Most Read