QT Rules of Etiquette for Guys and Dolls


Dave Carr, an Owen Sound, Ontario, reader, writes:
“All these necktie-wearing talking heads on TV–the anchors and panelists and so on. Do they not recognize how much better they would look in a half Windsor, as opposed to a four-in-hand? It’s an issue that I think about in these troubled times. . . .”
Thanks a lot.
Now you have QT thinking again about Donald Trump’s Russian ties.
Which, being Trump ties, were likely made outside the United States.
In these troubled times.

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Origin of the specious


News Headline:
“Trump: Public doesn’t care about tax returns.”
News Headline: “Majority of public says Trump has a responsibility to release tax returns.”
Yeah. Right.
That’s if we listen to a rigged Pew Research Center national survey.
Bad people.
Dishonest.
Sad!
. .  . as a nation still waits for his followers to catch on.

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From the QT police blotter


News Headline: “Trump releases plan to privatize roads and bridges.”
News Headline: “Toll roads poised to boom under Trump plan.”
When you see the word “privatize” in the news, replace it with the word “loot.”
It gives a better sense of the story.
News Headline: “Paul Ryan says Medicare privatization is on.”
News Headline: “Trump advisors want to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations.”
Or think of it as a looting spree.

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