The Making of the President 2020nado!


News Headline: “About 1 in 4 Americans would follow Trump to the end.”
News Headline: “1 in 4 Americans unaware the Earth orbits the sun.”
It’s all starting to make sense now.

Fugitives from justice in the news


News Headline: “10 cities waiting for Trump campaign to pay his security bills.”
The experienced grifter knows to keep moving from town to town.

QT Summer Travel Advisory


Six days remain until the 658th Turkish Oil-Wrestling Festival in Edirne.
Edirne is five miles west of Unrulu.

The meth laboratories of democracy in the news


News Headline: “Trump interview on ABC was a ratings bust.”
Lest we forget that Donald Trump is not a political leader with supporters.
He is a TV star with fans.
And fans start checking other channels after a while.

QT trickle-on economics update


News Headline: “Bosses pocket Trump tax windfall as workers see job promises vanish.”
News Headline: “This is the longest the federal minimum wage has ever gone without being raised.”
The system works.

QT Planetary Defense Coordination Office


News Headline:
“Full list of asteroids that could crash into Earth.”
Enough with the scare headlines.
Not a single asteroid has come close to Earth in three weeks.
Except for Asteroids 2019 LY4 and 2019 LW4.
Which passed between Earth and the moon on June 6 and June 8, respectively.
And which were finally discovered today.
Except for those.

Day 878, America held hostage


News Headline: “Donald Trump calls George Stephanopoulos a ‘little wise guy’ in ABC interview.”
Someone should tell the tubby loudmouth not to make fun of the appearance of others.
Wait. How did that get in there?
QT apologizes.

Perfect fits in the news


News Headline: “Who will replace Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary?”
News Headline: “O.J. Simpson tells Twitter followers he wants to ‘set the record
straight.’ ”
Asked and answered.

From Poor QT’s Almanack


Today’s Birthdays: Harriet Beecher Stowe, 208; Che Guevara, 91; Donald Trump, 3.

QT news you can use


This is a the 26th day in a row with no sunspots on the sun.
But don’t give it a second thought.