That Is Highly Illogical

Daily Best of the Web   —   Posted on October 31, 2013

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

Other Than That, the Story Was Accurate 
“[Eric] Alterman emailed to note that he and Sidney Blumenthal are not friends but that they have friendly relations. Writes Alterman: ‘I never called Sid a “friend.”I said we had “friendly relations.” That’s different. I chose my words carefully.’ “–Washington Free Beacon, Oct. 29

What Would We Do Without Experts? 
“Body Language Expert: Obama in Personal Crisis Mode Over Website Glitches”–headline,, Oct. 29

How Hard Can It Be to Build a Website in 3 Years?
“Preparing a 2016 Run, Vice President Joe Biden Launches His Own Website That Doesn’t Work”–headline, Investor’s Business Daily website, Oct. 30

Other Than That, Mrs. Lincoln . . . 
“McCain: Hillary ‘Outstanding’ Sec of State . . . Except for Benghazi”–headline,, Oct. 29

That Is Highly Illogical 
“Chamber PAC May Be Fined for Not Disclosing Vulcan Donation”–headline, Seattle Times, Oct. 30

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