Out on a Limb

Daily Best of the Web   —   Posted on November 12, 2015

Out on a Limb

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

Out on a Limb
“Tornadoes Possible in Arkansas, Missouri, Other States”—headline, Associated Press, Nov. 8

Why Do Bad Things Always Happen to Him?
“President Barack Obama’s effort to implement the Iran nuclear deal has been dealt another blow—at least on the public relations front—with word that the Islamist government in Tehran has imprisoned a fourth American.”—Nahal Toosi, Politico, Oct. 30

Hypothesis and Proof—II

  • “The End of Retirement Is Near”—headline, Futurist magazine, ca. 1999
  • “Phil Collins Announces End of Retirement”—headline, WCVB-TV website, Oct. 29, 2015

Question and Answer—IV

  • “What Is . . . Microsurgery?”—headline, Daily Mirror (London), June 21, 2011
  • “Piers Morgan Vows He’ll Never Let Ben Carson Near His Brain”—headline, PJMedia.com, Nov. 6, 2015

News You Can Use
“DOE Issues New Rule for Workers: Don’t Put Highly Enriched Uranium in Your Pocket”—headline, CNSNews, Oct. 30

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