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Man Bites Dog
As of the 17th dog day of summer, there have been no reports of a man biting a dog.
Then again:
News Headline: “Plagiarism dogs Trump campaign.”
There are 23 dog days to go.

In other news. . . .

Whale


News Headline:
“Humpback whale bumps paddleboarder playing flute.”
A reminder that these things happen in threes.

Sincere forms of flattery in the news

Fun Couple
News Item: “Trump Institute offered get-rich schemes with plagiarized lessons.”
News Item: “Melania Trump plagiarized her convention speech from Michelle Obama.”
Or do you have something against the Trump Brand?

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Man Bites Dog
As of the 16th dog day of summer, there have been no reports of a man biting a dog.
But the ghostwriter of Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal this week found it necessary to say he feels “a deep sense of remorse” that he helped “put lipstick on a pig” with”sociopathic tendencies” and “an incredibly short attention span” who is not “nearly as snart as people might imagine he is.”
Which should give us all paws.
There are 24 dog days to go.

QT Latest Carjacker Who Didn’t Know How to Work a Stick Shift Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

Carjacker
Ron Laska, a Burbank, Ill, reader, reports:
3:15 p.m. Friday, July 8, at 5535 W. 95th St. in Oak Lawn, Ill.

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Chapter and worse

Trump-Pence
News Headline: “Republican Convention is $6 million short of its fundraising goal.”
Donald Trump knows how to handle this..
All the Republicans need to do is declare bankruptcy.
News Headline: “Trump says he ‘doesn’t care’ Pence supported Iraq war, but Clinton not entitled to same mistake.”
Which isn’t to mention moral bankruptcy.

From Poor QT’s Almanack

Thackeray
Today’s Birthdays: William Makepeace Thackeray, 205; Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, 80.

The show must go on

Network News

CNN announcement  for coverage of this week’s Republican National Convention:
“TRUMP. . .  ROCKS. . .  CLEVELAND. . . .”
. . . and with polling updates from Sybil the Soothsayer.

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Man Bites Dog


As of the 13th dog day of summer, there have been no reports of a man biting a dog.

But a man bit two police officers in Melbourne, Fla.
There are 27 dog days to go.

Narcissistic personality disorder in the news

Endeavor to Try

News Headline: “Paul Ryan: Trump will ‘endeavor to try’ to change his tone.”
It will take more than that.
At the least, Donald Trump will have to attempt to endeavor to try.
Which isn’t to mention the question of meds. . . .