At Those Prices, You’d Bristle Too

Daily Best of the Web   —   Posted on February 28, 2014

The following is an excerpt from’s “Best of the Web” written by the editor, James Taranto.

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“New Yorkers Paying Over $8,000 for Beard Transplants”–headline,, Feb. 26

‘This Is a Guy Who Lives in My Neighborhood’ 
“Convicted Terrorist Worked as Obamacare Navigator in Illinois “–headline, National Review Online, Feb. 26

The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations
“Is John Boehner a More Popular Speaker Than Nancy Pelosi?”–headline,, Feb. 26

Question and Answer

  • “As the Planet Warms, What Happens to the Reindeer?”–headline, Smithsonian Magazine, March issue
  • “In Finland, Reindeer Glow in the Dark”–headline,, Feb. 20

News of the Tautological 
“Appleton Airport May Soon Be Known as Appleton Airport”–headline, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 27

Bottom Story of the Day 
“Several People Stung by Bees at Apartment Complex: No One Was Taken to the Hospital”–headline, and subheadline, City of Las Vegas press release, Feb. 26

For more “Best of the Web” click here and look for the “Best of the Web Today” link in the middle column below “Today’s Columnists.”