Dog days of summer plus 4

Duke
+ Dan Skowron, a Romeoville, Ill., reader, regarding  QT’s asking its readers to stop playing word games with news that a town in Minnesota that has elected a dog as its mayor, writes:
“It’s an unusual choice. But who are we to kibble?”
+ Dave Carr, an Owen Sound, Ontario, reader, writes:
“This news gives me paws.”
Stop it.
Stop it now.

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Not to mention a box of rocks

Steve King


News Headline: “Steve King: Ferguson protesters all share a ‘continental origin.’ ”
Which is another way of putting it–as long as we’re listening to politicians who display a capacity for knowledge and understanding that negatively surpasses a flexible cloth container filled with hand tools that have handles with perpendicularly attached heads of metal and are used for striking or pounding.

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Any moment now. . . .

James Sarafin
News Item: “Arizona State offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out. . . The 6-foot-6,
320-pound lineman. . . . ”
OK, all you tough, righteous anti-gay activists out there.
We’re waiting for one of you to step up to Mr. Sarafin and give him a stern lecture.
We’re waiting. . . .

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