PASS THE MIC Obama • Talking points: Michelle Obama will headline the opening night of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado, while Hillary Clinton will headline the second night. No word yet on when Rielle Hunter will speak.
• Tuning in: Is it the majestic opening ceremonies, the intrigue of human rights controversies, or just our drinking game? People are actually watching the Olympics, on television no less, with the first two prime-time telecasts getting the best viewership since the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
• Checkbook diplomacy: Is Alex Rodriguez donating $500,000 to maybe-GF Madonna's Malawi charity? Perhaps it's true he hasn't bedded her yet!
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