Asteroid 2017 BX, which was discovered two days ago, is passing between Earth and the moon as you read this.
No need to worry.
Happens all the time.
News Headline: “A rogue national park tweets out climate-change facts in defiance of Donald Trump.”
Vive la résistance!
On this day in history 305 years ago, Frederick the Great, who said, “Every man has a wild beast within him,” was born, followed 204 years to the day by the Great Jack Brickhouse, who said, “That’s a fly ball, deep to left. . . back. . .back. . . Hey! Hey! . . . Wheeeeee!”–and can it be only 29 days until spring training?
News Headline: “Trump tells business leaders he wants to cut regulations by 75 percent or ‘maybe more.’ “
Take a breath of air.
Drink a glass of water.
Enjoy while you can.
+ Michael Alan Krajewski, an Oak Lawn, Ill., reader, regarding a news story about a man arrested for selling fish illegally, for which he was given probation after a court herring in which he decided not to be trout by a jury of his piers, writes:
“Did he post bait before the judge let him off the hook?”
+ K.R., a Baltimore reader, writes:
“His wife was so mad at first she told him to hit the pike, but he showed so much remoras she began to mullet over and forgave him.”
+ S.B., a New York City reader, writes:
“I say put him on death roe.”
Stop it now.
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News Headline: “President Trump keeps promise, signs executive order targeting ‘Obamacare.’ ”
Let’s be fair to the Trump administration.
There is always some confusion in the first days..
A kept promise or two was bound to slip through.
News Headline: “What would happen if a ball the size of Texas fell into the ocean?”
Sometimes a reporter just wonders things.