News Headline: “Florida man bitten by poisonous snake slapped with 6-figure bill.”
If you were a poisonous snake slapped with a 6-figure bill, you’d be in a biting mood, too.
And can it be time for QT’s quadrennial reminder that it isn’t “chip off the old block,” but “chip of the old block”?
News Headline: “What happened? What happened?!”
Sometimes a headline writer’s mind wanders.
K.R., a Baltimore reader, writes that she is troubled by a city bill she received with “a line for ‘water consumption’ and another for ‘sewer consumption.’ ”
Sewer consumption can be a problem these days.
But try avoiding C-SPAN.
That may help.
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News Headline: “ ‘Pickle’ in letter to Trump: ‘I want him to be my friend..’ ”
And President Trump has said he will be your friend, young Dylan “Pickle” Harbin, 9.
Until he decides you are weak.
News Headline: “Meet the ex-con who ties himself to Trump.”
Sometimes an ex-con falls in with a bad crowd.
1:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, at 1050 Southern Drive, in Columbia, S.C.
News Headline: “Scaramucci unleashes profanity-filled rant against fellow Trump aides Priebus, Bannon.”
Among the comments of Anthony Scaramucci:
“. . . f –––ing paranoid schizophrenic. . . they’re going to have to go f ––– themselves. . . f –––ing kill all the leakers. . . f –––ing Department of Justice. . . . ”
So there we have it.
President Trump’s Watergate needed one more development to make it complete.
News Headline: “Poll: Half of Trump voters say he won the popular vote.”
News Headline: “Only 45 percent of Trump voters believe Donald Jr. met with Russians, even though he admitted it.”
News Headline: “Trump and Republicans treat their voters like morons.”
And can we blame Trump and the Republicans?
News Headline: “One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested.”
A reminder that these things happen in threes.