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From the QT police blotter

Zoppitybop-bob-bop
News Headline: “Beezow Doo-doo Zopittybop-bop-bop arrested for assaulting officer.”
This is Zopittybop-bop-bop’s second major arrest.
It may be hard to clear his name.

QT trickle-on economics update

Marissa Mayer
Yahoo, which gave CEO Marissa Meyer a raise of $17.2 million last year to $42.1 million, announced it will be laying off 15 percent of its workers this year to cut costs.

QT loud guy at the end of the bar update

Donald Trump
News Headline: “Trump breaks his 15-hour Twitter silence.”
And you thought our long national nightmare was over. . . .

QT 2016 vote count countdown update

Rand Paul
+ A Rand Paul supporter shortly before the Iowa Republican caucus:
“If he comes in third, he has knocked it out of the park.”
Paul came in fifth.
In any event, add knocking it out of the park to the list of things that aren’t what they used to be.
+ A Bernie Sanders supporter shortly after the Iowa Democratic caucus:
“A tie is a win.”
And add winning.

From Poor QT’s Almanack

February
QT forgot to mention yesterday that  it was the first day of National Boost
Your Self-Esteem Month.
Can’t seem to get anything right these days.

The Making of the President 2016nado!

Ted Cruz
News Headline: “Ted Cruz calls his Iowa win ‘a victory for the grass roots.’ ”
And don’t underestimate it.
There is a grass root born every minute.

Breaking news. . . .

Bernie Sanders
News Headline: “42% of Democrats are in favor of socialism.”
Examples of socialism in the United States include the Pentagon, the police departments, the fire departments, public schools, public libraries, the public roads and highways. . . .
Are you in favor of socialism?

QT Exploding Hoverboard Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

Exploding Hoverboard
Shortly after 5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 28, at 1788 Kimberly Circle in River Falls, Wis.

QT 2016 Iowa starting-gate candidate delegate count countdown update

Iowa Caucus
News Headline: “Both parties agree: Selling out is worth it.”
And who says bipartisanship is dead?