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The Making of the President 2016nado!

Donald Trump

News Headline: “Republican elite’s kissing up to Trump is quite the spectacle.”
News Headline: “HBO airs live horse sex.”
We take our spectacles where we can find them.

If at first. . . .

Glenn Beck
News Headline: “Glenn Beck invites America to join him in another fast.”
The first one didn’t seem to work.
But maybe this time. . . .
To Glenn Beck and his supporters:
Stop eating until further notice.
We’ll get back to you..

QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update

The U.S. Geological Survey reports “a small amount of ground uplift” in April–but reassures us that “current deformation patterns at Yellowstone remain within historical norms” after a “fascinating year of ups and downs.”

From the QT news ticker

New Ticker
News Headline: “Will Carly Fiorina save Ted Cruz’s candidacy?”
News Headline: “Can Bernie Sanders still emerge the winner?”
News Headline: “Is Hillary Clinton dishonest?”
News Headline: “When did Donald Trump change?”
News Headline: “What is Cruz up to?”
No, yes, on occasion, from moment to moment, no good.
See how easy?

Breaking news. . . .

Correspondents' Dinner
News Headline:
 “Politicians, celebrities walk the 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner red carpet.”
News Headline: “An inside look at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.”
Speaking of looks, H.L. Mencken once said that the only way a reporter should look at a politician is down.
That is what he said a long time ago.