News Headline: “Trump doubles down on George W. Bush’s responsibility for 9/11.”
Wait. Let’s not go through this again.
Do we really want to go back through all the months of the Democrats and their “investigative hearings” into President Bush’s “9/11 scandal”?
It isn’t as if–
You say there weren’t months of allegations and hearings about Bush’s failing to protect the United States?
You say the Democrats chose not to take political advantage of the 9/11 attack?
Then never mind.
C.M., a Chicago reader, writes:
“Will someone please tell Rachel Maddow of MSNBC that it isn’t ‘Smokey the Bear’ but ‘Smokey Bear’?”
And, speaking of “the,” can it be time for QT’s semiannual reminder that there is never a “the” in front of Magna Carta, hoi polloi, Ukraine or Sudan?
And can it be time for the semiannual reminder that there is always a “the” in front of the Mahatma Gandhi. the Rev. John Smith, the Hague, the Netherlands and the Bronx?
Maybe in a few weeks.
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News Headline: “Deficit shrinks by $1 trillion in Obama era.”
Will this Muslim socialist stop at nothing to destroy our economy?
News Headline: “Donald Trump campaign raises specter of boycotting next debate.”
QT Abridged Too Far Dictionary of the English Language:
specter noun 1. the possibility of something dreadful or unpleasant that might happen in the future. 2. but we’re talking about Donald Trump’s potential absence here. 3. so what is the antonym for “specter”? 4. Wait. 5. This just in. 6. Trump has called off the boycott. 7. Which raises the specter of another Trump debate appearance. 8. There. 9. That’s better.
News Headline: “Second GOP lawmaker says Benghazi Committee ‘designed to
go after’ Clinton.”
The lawmaker says he’s a Republican.
But how do we really know?
Do we know he’s even an American?
It isn’t as if we’ve seen his birth certificate. . . .
Salman Rushdie regarding the restraint of speech at universities to avoid potential offense to various groups:
“The idea that students should not be intellectually challenged at universities is exactly what we should fight.”
Did someone just commit a microaggression against the narrow-minded?
News Headline: “Donald Trump: Bernie Sanders is a communist.”
QT knows what you are thinking.
But remember that this is a democracy.
And somebody has to represent the nation’s blithering idiots.
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