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The Boy Who Cried Trump

wsj.com — A wag named Gabriel Rossman tweeted last month the five stages of Donald Trump: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and making America great again. The New Hampshire primary propelled many liberal commentators into Stage 2. "Polls are one thing and actual votes are another," observes the New Yorker's John Cassidy.
Feb 12, 2016

The story of “the boy who cried wolf,” this columnist seems to forget, ends with the wolf devouring the boy. wsj.com/articles/the-b…

Feb 12, 2016

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Mrs. Clinton’s Faulty Firewall

wsj.com — Bye-ku for Carly Fiorina When the demon sheep Meet the big bad wolf, there won't Be another ewe Mrs. Clinton's Faulty Firewall This year's Democratic primary contest is a vindication for Karl Marx-not necessarily his economic theories, but his observation that history repeats, "the first time as tragedy, the...

A Progressive Wasting

wsj.com — Bye-Ku for Chris Christie Mr. Roboto Domo Arigato. I'm A kamikaze A Progressive Wasting When Bill Clinton finished second in New Hampshire in 1992 with less than 25% of the vote, he was called the "comeback kid." Yesterday Hillary Clinton finished second with nearly 40%, and it's being called a devastating loss....
Feb 10, 2016

RT @jamestaranto: #BestoftheWeb A Progressive Wasting: How the media helped make Mrs. Clinton weak, by @jamestaranto on.wsj.com/1nYXJ8q via @WSJ

Oh, Brother - WSJ

wsj.com — If you awoke this morning to the news that Jeb Bush is running at around 10% in the New Hampshire polling average, you'd be surprised he's doing either so badly or so well, depending on whether you fell asleep a year or six months ago.

Hill Fire and Damnation

wsj.com — DOW JONES, A NEWS CORP COMPANY News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Mrs. Clinton's trouble with young Democratic women. Are you as sick as we are of self-righteous, Bible-thumping politicians?
Feb 08, 2016

#BestoftheWeb Hill Fire and Damnation: Mrs. Clinton’s trouble with young Democratic women, by @jamestaranto on.wsj.com/1TOvOnT via @WSJ

The Hillary Fantasy

wsj.com — Having been blindsided from the left for the second time in as many presidential campaigns, inevitable Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is trying to mount a defense. Here's the thrust and parry with immoderate moderator Rachel Maddow, from last night's Clinton-Sanders squirmish on MSNBC: Maddow: Secretary Clinton, Sen.
Feb 05, 2016

#BestoftheWeb The Hillary Fantasy: It’s duller than Bernie’s, but no less unrealistic, by @jamestaranto on.wsj.com/1Qihnmx via @WSJ

‘You Fit In Here’

wsj.com — Bye-ku for Rick Santorum At last, he can rest Secure in the knowledge it Was not the sweaters 'You Fit In Here' Marco Rubio responded sourly to President Obama's speech yesterday at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, as London's Guardian reports: "I'm tired of being divided against each other for political reasons like this president's done," Rubio, a senator from Florida, said at a town hall in New...

The ‘Change’ Election

wsj.com — DOW JONES, A NEWS CORP COMPANY News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Just how crazy is Iowa's Democratic process? Bye-ku for Rand Paul Boycotting debates Proves to be an uncertain Path to victory The 'Change' Election The men who placed in Monday's Iowa caucuses are both now crying foul.

Tails, You Lose - WSJ

wsj.com — Bye-kus for Mike Huckabee and Martin O'Malley The Arkansan who Joked about his wife yellin' Was not Bill Clinton Can Donald Trump beat A generic Democrat? Now we'll never know Tails, You Lose The Des Moines Register is calling it: With Des Moines precinct No.

The Walter Duranty Prize for Journalistic Mendacity

newcriterion.com — On May 5, 2014, The New Criterion and PJ Media presented the second Walter Duranty Prize for Journalistic Mendacity. The award is given to highlight egregious examples of dishonest reporting. Also awarded this year was the Rather, a new award for lifetime achievement in mendacious journalism.
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Feb 13, 2016

Do you think Mrs. Clinton was joking when she said she couldn't be "establishment" because she's female? twitter.com/Warpublican/st…


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