News of the Tautological

Daily Best of the Web   —   Posted on May 4, 2010

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

News of the Tautological

  • “Another Finalist Voted off ‘American Idol’ “–headline, Associated Press, April 28
  • “Let’s Celebrate Arbor Day 2010 by Planting Trees”–headline,, May 1

Bottom Stories of the Day

  • “Kettering High Custodian to Retire Today”–headline, Detroit Free Press, April 30
  • “Smoking Ban Has Little Effect on Already Smoke-Free Resort”–headline, WWTV/WWUP-TV website (Cadillac, Mich.), May 2
  • “Obama Uses Teleprompters at Commencement Address”–headline,, May 1

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