Westboro Baptist Took on Ke$ha — and Lost

Today in viral videos: The Westboro Baptist Church got more than it bargained for, the types of dudes who play pickup games, and a kitten to help you through your Monday. 

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We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cellphone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why, every day, The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:

Here's one lesson that the bigots at the Westboro Baptist Church learned the hard way: when you mess with Ke$ha, you get the horns she might turn the tables and actually make you listen to her music. Har har. Actually, it's a lot worse than that; you might find yourself in a dance battle that you can't ever hope to win:

In this short video, you will find all the reasons no one at The Atlantic Wire plays pickup basketball. Mind you, if The Wire did have a basketball team, we'd have a legitimate center, with half-giant Philip Bump clocking in at 6'4":

Reason #1,298,539 that we wish we were Kid President:

And, finally, here is a kitten who can't stop rolling over. Four more days until Friday, right?

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