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Unindicted co-conspirators in the news


News Item: “Priebus: Russia reports are ‘grossly overstated and inaccurate.’ ”
News Item: “Spicer on Trump and Russia: ‘What do you need to further investigate?’ ”
As is often the case:
The shady doth protest too much.

Pushing the envelope


News Headline:
“7 memorable moments from the 2017 Oscars.”
News Headline: “5 memorable moments from the 2017 Oscars.”
Forgot two already.

Buck? What buck? Did something stop somewhere?


News Headline:
“Father of SEAL killed in Yemen to Trump: ‘Don’t hide behind my son’s
death.’ ”
News Headline: “Trump blames SEAL’s death on military: ‘They lost Ryan.’ ”
President Trump would never hide behind a military hero.
Not when others are handier.

In other news. . . .


News Headline:
“Majority of Americans oppose Trump border wall, Obamacare repeal.”
News Headline: “Americans oppose Trump’s wall, easing regulations.”
News Headline: “Majority of Americans say Congress should probe contact between Trump, Russia.”
Bad enough when the press is an enemy of the American people.
Now the American people are an enemy of the American people.

QT Planetary Defense Coordination Office


Asteroid
2017 DV36 was discovered yesterday.
It is passing just along the moon’s orbit as you read this.
It is not to be confused with Asteroid 2017 DR34, which was discovered Friday as it passed between Earth and the moon.
And it is not to be confused with Asteroid 2017 DG16, which was discovered Thursday as it passed between Earth and the moon.
Maybe we can build some kind of big wall.
And Alpha Centauri will pay for it.

. . . born every minute


News Headline: “Trump supporters tricked into waving Russian flags at CPAC.”
Still being tricked!
Aren’t they adorable?

QT EXCLUSIVE: A new presidential portrait of Donald Trump by the artist Pricasso, who is famous for painting with his penis, which seems about right these days

You may recall that QT some months ago commissioned a painting of Donald Trump.
It was painted  by Tim Hatch, better known as Pricasso, the Australian artist known for painting with his penis.
QT can announce there is a new one.
It is for Trump supporters who may have thought he was a good idea in the abstract.
Or as Pricasso told QT:
“I think it will all end in tears, so I immediately thought of Pablo Picasso’s Weeping Woman. I visualized Trump crying–although it’s something I don’t think he does that much.”
A fine and intriguing work of art.
And the medium remains the message.

QT 2018 vote count countdown update


News Headline: “Republicans at risk in 2018 steering clear of town halls.”
News Headline: “Vulnerable Dems lie low as town hall angst rages.”
Our politicians are wondering:
What is the matter with our democracy?
Where did all these people come from?

QT Planetary Defense Coordination Office


Asteroid 2017 DR34 was discovered today and will pass tomorrow between Earth and the moon.
It is not to be confused with Asteroid 2017 DG16, which was discovered yesterday just before passing between Earth and the moon.
Scientists assure us that there are no other asteroids in the vicinity.
But it can all be very confusing.

From Poor QT’s Almanack


On this day in history 628 years ago, the Danes defeated the Swedes at the Battle of Falkoping, which seemed important at the time.