News Headline: “Pope Francis, insult comic: Hailed for striking a gentler tone, the pope is actually the vicar of snark.”
We can only look forward to the moment:
Take my Curia–please!
News Headline: “Skier apologizes for topless pictures.”
Do the Olympics have everyone’s attention now?
News Headline: “Unemployment insurance blocked by Senate GOP.”
That was a week ago.
But rest assured, President Obama and the Democrats have. . . said a few indignant words and wandered away.
Or didn’t you think we could count on them?
News Headline: “Suicide bomb trainer in Iraq accidentally blows up his own class.”
In the current world of news, this qualifies as Today’s Chuckle.
QT Trickle-On Economics Update:
Barclays, which increased executive bonuses this year by 10 percent, announced it will lay off as many as 12,000 workers to lower costs.
News Headline: “Beaumont police cite man dressed as banana carrying AK-47.”
This will probably go to a higher court on a peel.
Beware the ides of National Boost Your Self-Esteem Month.
QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language:
Gail Dean Cotton, a Chicago reader, writes:
“There appears to be a bylaw in the Televised Guest Pundits Union requiring that every response to a question start with ‘So. . . .’ ”
So. . . there we have it.
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