January 04, 2011 02:37 PM
by Roger Kimball, from Roger’s Rules
There aren’t many humorous headlines today (another assassination in Pakistan, Illinois on the brink of bankruptcy, the national debt tops $14 trillion — trillion!), but here’s one that brought a smile to my face: “Obama exhorts Republicans to put politics aside” Yes, that’s right: just as he ends his two-week vacation (I think we ought [...]
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