That would certainly be much more entertaining, not to mention necessary.

Tonight, the National Press Club’s Spelling Bee is taking place in Washington, D.C. The teams are journalists vs. politicians. Here’s how it’s going so far:

At least it was only not knowing the spelling that finished him. In D.C. what often does people in is not knowing the definition.

More spelling bee updates and observations:

Naturally Sen. Ted Cruz is on some minds:


That would have the potential for some serious awesome!

Maybe next year the organizers could include some “just a blogger” types:

This one probably won’t be included on the list:

What this event really needs is Joe Biden. We hope the organizers will consider it next year.