Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1218734227Phew. No pink hat: American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson drunkenly belted out “Sweet Caroline” at a Red Sox game earlier this month. Our not-so-secret love for her continues to grow. [YouTube via Red Sox Monster]

John Buonomo shakes his fist to the sky and says “Now they tell me”: Officials in Cambridge, Somerville, Brookline, Quincy and Winthrop are installing $4.6 million worth of surveillance cameras in public places to spy on residents thwart the terrorists. [Cambridge Chronicle]

Poor Mitt: A new 7NEWS/Suffolk University Poll found that 41 percent of Bay State voters would be less likely to vote for John McCain if Mitt Romney becomes his running mate. We’re sure without Romney, McCain would clean up in Massachusetts. (Not.) [PolitickerMA]

Fun with firefighters: Our personal favorite in this captioning contest is “Ouch My Back!!!” [Platinum Elite via Universal Hub]

And here’s what Bostonista has for you.

So many questions: We get philosophical after checking out holiday gift offerings from La Mer and Jo Malone.