The following is an excerpt from OpinionJournal’s “Best of the Web” at WSJ written by the editor, James Taranto.
Es Siempre en el Último Sitio Donde Mires
“Talking Parrot Missing for 4 Years Found, Now Speaks Spanish”—headline, Daily Breeze (Torrance, Calif.), Oct. 11
Why Do Bad Things Always Happen to Him?
“While cyber security was clearly on his mind, President Obama also lamented about how the 24-hour news cycle makes his job much more difficult. ‘He said (John F Kennedy) waited weeks before giving a press conference on the Bay of Pigs,’ said an attendee. ‘He was basically saying the media makes his job even tougher.’ ”—Charles Gasparino, FoxBusiness.com, Oct. 12
Two Papers in One!
Other Than That, the Story Was Accurate
“Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story misquoted Mr. Pickens as saying, ‘He accomplished a lot in less than eight years.’ The article has been updated to say, ‘He accomplished a lot less in eight years.’ ”—Business Insider, Oct. 13
Out on a Limb
“Let’s Be Honest: Islam Has a Problem Today”—headline, CNN.com, Oct. 11
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