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Posted by dailyslog on 09/03/2014 | Short Link

News of the Tautological
09032“Bitcoin Firm CEO Found Dead After ‘Suicide’ “–headline, New York Post, March 5

News You Can Use 
“Think Your App Idea Is Worth Millions? Don’t Quit Your Day Job”–headline, Canadian Press, March 5

Why Do Bad Things Always Happen to Him? 
“Vladimir Putin has put President Barack Obama’s vacation plans on hold. Obama is headed to Coral Reef High School in the southern part of Miami, Fla., on Friday for an event about education and the economy that first lady Michelle Obama had been expected to attend as well. What hadn’t been known was that Obama’s daughters were planning to come with them, and that the four were going to extend the trip for a brief family getaway. Now, the White House tells Politico that he’s reconsidering.”–Politico.com, March 5

Metaphor Alert 
“Conservatives are painting a picture of a president who is domestically dictatorial but internationally anemic, but that is schizophrenic and strains credulity. They seem to be grasping at straws now that their best cudgel is splintering.”–Charles Blow, New York Times, March 6

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We Blame George W. Bush 

“Debate Over Who, in U.S., Is to Blame for Ukraine”–headline, New York Times, March 6

We Blame Global Warming 
“Karl Rove: Now Blue-State Senate Democrats Feel the Heat”–headline, The Wall Street Journal, March 6

The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations 
“Let’s start by acknowledging that [Hillary] Clinton has always come across as a lot more clear-headed about Russia and most foreign policy problems than the president or her successor John Kerry, let alone Vice President Joe Biden.”–Jonathan Tobin, Commentary website, March 5

That’s Gratitude for You

  • “Secretary of State John Kerry Promises Ukraine $1 Billion in US Aid “–headline,TheRoot.com, March 4
  • “Ukraine Shuts Out United States”–headline, ESPNFC.com, March 5

With DNC in Mind, City Bans Carrying Urine, Feces 
“Obama’s Water Hazard”–headline, Time.com, March 3

Rube Goldberg Lives 
“Huge Domino Plan Clears Key Hurdle”–headline, Crain’s New York Business, March 5

The Lonely Lives of Knicks 
“Love High on Knicks Wish List”–headline, FanNation.com, March 5

Hey, Kids! What Time Is It?

  • “It’s Time to Increase the Size of the House”–headline, CenterForPolitics.org, March 6
  • “Time to End Our Dependence on Russian Spaceships”–headline, PJMedia.com, March 50903

Questions Nobody Is Asking 

“Why on Earth Is Sir Patrick Stewart Listening to a Tube of Wipes? Find Out Here”–headline, Huddersfield (England) Daily Examiner, March 6

Question and Answer

  • “Who’s the Villain Here?”–headline, New York Times, March 6
  • “New Democratic Strategy Goes After Koch Brothers”–headline, New York Times, March 6

Look Out Below! 
“. dropping a little Italian in Roma”–tweet, , March 6

 

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