The following is an excerpt from OpinionJournal’s “Best of the Web” at The Wall Street Journal written by the editor, James Taranto.
News You Can Use
“Beauty School Offers Tips for Campaign-Ready Hair Styles”—headline, TheHill.com, March 7
Bottom Story of the Day
“White House at Odds With Benjamin Netanyahu”—headline, New York Post, March 8
Math Is Hard
“More than a third of adults do not know what an oxymoron is and a fifth have forgotten how to work out fractions or percentages, a survey has found,” London’s Independent reports, citing a new YouGov survey of the British.
Is it really that alarming if 5% of people don’t know how to do fractions and percentages? We’re going to be an optimist and look at the glass as half full.
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