Rob Ford's TV Show, A Dog With Health Insurance, And North Korean Chic: The Week In Weird Political News

Here's your weirdest political news of the week (so far):

When Kathleen Sebelius showed up for a photo-op alongside a couple attempting to buy insurance at HealthCare.gov, the website crashed on the spot. Awkward.

Speaking of Obamacare, here’s a success story: A Colorado man received a letter informing him that his dog had been insured under the state health exchanges (because we know you're wondering, it was a Yorkshire Terrier).

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Wallsburg, a small town in Utah, literally forgot to hold elections last November. It’s the second time that’s happened in the 275-person town, and as a result, the mayor will keep his post for the next two years.

Elle magazine inexplicably listed “North Korean Chic” as a hot new fashion trend on its website, then removed it and apologized after the predictable complaints.

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Not only did GOP Congressman Trey Radel try and buy coke from an undercover officer; he also paid way too much money for it. And he calls himself a “fiscal conservative.”

Speaking of drugs, Rob Ford’s new reality TV show — yes, you read that correctly — was cancelled after one episode. Clearly, not enough material.

Bob Woodward is upset that Edward Snowden didn’t come to him with the NSA leaks. Here’s one theory as to why:

And a hotel that’s made up to look like a shantytown has opened in South Africa; detractors are calling it “poverty porn."