Britain to Romania: All your doctors are belong to us! (Yes, we had to). From the Financial Times, we learn Romanians despair that wealthy Britain is taking all their doctors. Joshua Chaffin there suggested, "Bucharest brain drain?" Bloomberg's Rebecca Christie was full of praise: "Fascinating stories from @JFK_Europa on Romania-UK migration dynamic."
And believe it or not, the Cubs just got their very first official mascot: say hello to Clark
. Per usual, so many amazing responses, which we have ranked in reverse order of brevity:
"This cub seems unlikely to fare well at the next Festivus Mascot Fight." - Jesse Spector
, Sporting News
"This is worse than 105 years w/out a World Series." - Dan Murtaugh
, Bloomberg News
"LOL, he looks like smokey the bear." - Kelly Cohen
, Washington Examiner
- "Looks like a winnernot." - Zachary Colman, Washington Examiner
- "What even is that." - Leigh Munsil, Politico
- "?!" - Tom Liddy, DNAinfo
And from Meredith Shiner at Roll Call, who just used this hashtag: "#ENDTIMES."
Finally, filed under "headlines you wish you'd read in The Onion" (but, alas, it was published without satire in The Atlantic): 2% of Americans think Brian Williams is vice president. Ponder that a bit, will you.