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Daily Best of the Web   —   Posted on December 6, 2013

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

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“D.C. Birthing Center for Low Income Families Struggles to Attract Poor Clients”–headline, Washington Post, Dec. 5

News of the Tautological
“Poland Doesn’t Need to Fix Unbroken Pension System”–headline, Bloomberg, Dec. 4

News You Can Use 
” ‘When You Start Selling (Pot) to Kids, That’s Just Not Okay’ “–headline, KATU-TV website (Portland, Ore.), Dec. 3

Bottom Story of the Day 
“Harvard Professor Says Grade Inflation Rampant”–headline, Boston Globe, Dec. 4

Bottoms Up 
You can hardly go wrong skipping today’s column by the New York Times’s Charles Blow, which is on “income inequality.” But we did get a kick of of the headline: “The President, the Pope and the People.”

And the bartender said: “Is this some kind of joke?”

Meanwhile, the Washington Examiner reports:

During [yesterday’s] White House Youth Summit, President Obama called on young people to do whatever they can to promote his signature health care law–including plying their customers with cheap booze.

“If you are a bartender, have a happy hour,” Obama said as the crowd laughed. “And also probably get health insurance because a lot of people don’t have it.”

We suppose he’s counting on beer goggles to make ObamaCare look good. …

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