The following is an excerpt from OpinionJournal.com’s “Best of the Web” written by the editor, James Taranto.
“Newport Beach’s $100,000 Lifeguards Feel Pension Squeeze”–headline, Bloomberg, Jan. 15
‘This Is a Stick-Up,’ Said the Victim
“Springfield Police: Would-Be Carjackers Thwarted by Manual Transmission”–headline, Republican (Springfield, Mass.), Jan. 15
Hey, Kids! What Time Is It?
” ‘It Is Time to Lengthen Both the School Day and School Year in New Jersey.’ “–headline, Althouse.blogspot.com, Jan. 14
Question and Answer–I
It’s Always in the Last Place You Look
“Shark Species Thought to Be Extinct Found in Fish Market”–headline, ScientificAmerican.com, Jan. 14
News of the Tautological
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