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Pushing the envelope

News Headline: “10 memorable moments from the Oscars.”
News Headline: “Five memorable moments from last night’s Oscars.”
Already forgot five.

From the QT news ticker

News Headline:  “Has Trump turned his back on Europe?”
News Headline:  “Is Trump’s ‘enemy of the people’ rhetoric encouraging violence?
News Headline:  “Must the president be a moral leader?”
News Headline:  “Is there any Trump abuse GOP will oppose?”
News Headline:  “Do Trump supporters have no shame?”
News Headline:  “Are Trump supporters even human?”
Yes, yes, evidently not, evidently not, evidently not, needs more study.
See how easy?

Barbarians inside the gate

News Headline: “White supremacist held over U.S. terror plot.”
For those keeping track of the current Republican base.

QT 2020 vote count countdown update

News Headline: Accusations of socialism drive GOP’s 2019 (and 2020) playbook.”
Examples of socialism in the United States include the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marines, the Coast Guard, NASA, the police departments, the fire departments, public schools, public libraries, public roads and highways. . . .
The GOP is right.
We need to get rid of all these.

This just in. . . .

News Headline: “Have smartphones destroyed a generation?”
Don’t worry.
There’s probably an app for that.

Day 763, America held hostage

News Headline:
“GOP pollster says Trump’s ‘persona’ hurts him in polling.”
QT Abridged Too Far Dictionary of the English Language:
persona noun 1. one’s public image or personality. 2. as distinguished from the inner self. 3. Wait. 4. Warning. 4. Do not allow yourself to visualize Donald Trump’s inner self. 6. Too late? 7. Sorry.

In other news. . . .

News Headline: “Researchers find 14 percent of sausages mislabeled in Canada.”
Investigators are looking into possible organized-crime links.


QT Man-Bites-Dog Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

There have been no new reports of a man biting a dog.
But a man in Munich lost his firearm license after he left a rifle where his dog could step on it, enabling the dog to shoot the man in the arm, although everyone is saying it was an accident.
And again the question is asked;
How well do you know your dog?
How well, really?

The Making of the President 2020nado!


News Headline: “Donald Trump’s antics with Matt Whitaker just blew up in his face.”
Always hard to keep track of his antics.
Are we talking here about his misdemeanor antics or his felony antics?

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language

News Item: “. . . called ‘a heart-wrenching opera. . .  eloquent and moving’ by the Seattle Times. . . .”
Rich Rzadski, a Chicago reader reminds us that even in the grand world of opera, it is heart-rending, not heart-wrenching.
And gut wrenching, not gut-rending.
News Headline: “5 bystanders waiting for bus wounded in New Orleans police shootout.”
And how a bus managed to be wounded in a shootout, we may never know.