News Headline: “Tragic mix-up at pet shop leads to loss of bird.”
Add tragedies to the list of things that aren’t what they used to be.
News Headline: “Alex Trebek doesn’t think Donald Trump would fare well on an episode
of ‘Jeopardy!’ ”
But understatement is alive and well.
The effective tax rate for American billionaires is now lower than the rate for the bottom half of American households.
News Headline: “Chicago Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro says ‘Believe in God’ because of his game-winning field goal.”
News Headline: “Eddy Pineiro misses again–will the Chicago Bears bring in new kickers?”
Better check with God first.
News Headline: “Trump ally must choose between loyalty and saving himself.”
Decisions, decisions. . . .
News Headline: “Italian council is flooded immediately after rejecting measures on
Sometimes life is fair.
Republicans in the Ohio House have passed a bill allowing students to give incorrect answers in their science work as long as the answers are based on religious beliefs.
News Headline: “KKK flyers left in driveways.”
News Headline: “Leaked emails reveal Trump aide Stephen Miller’s white nationalist views.”
QT Headline: “Quid pro quos in the news.”
S.L., a New York City reader, writes:
“Or maybe quids pro quo?”
But only if you make it worth QT’s while.
News Headline: “Russian historian found with body parts accused of murder.”
And how the body parts came to be accused of murder, we may never know.
WRITE TO QT: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shortly after 9 a.m. Monday, October 28, at NE 3rd Street and Gath Drive in Tuttle, Okla.
News Headline: “Nobel winners offer an antidote to Donald Trump.”
We know about Nobel winners.