That’s Easy for You to Say

Daily Best of the Web   —   Posted on May 23, 2014

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

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“Work Resumes on Ten-Year Overhaul of Saanenmöser-Zweisimmen Road”–headline, GstaadLife .com (Switzerland), May 20

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“No matter the role, Mr. Gelb, a gangly 6-foot-2, was relentless, fidgety and in your face–whether in passionate response to a potential scoop or in fevered reaction to the whim of a fellow boss, typically the equally relentless A. M. Rosenthal, who had been two years his senior at City College and perpetually a step ahead of him in the Times hierarchy, finally reaching the newsroom’s top post, executive editor.”–Sam Roberts, New York Times, May 21

Quod Erat Demonstrandum

  • “Proof That St. Louis Is an Exciting Place to Be”–headline, St. Louis Business Journal, May 21
  • “A Nail-Biting Finish as Chess Championships Draw to a Close in St. Louis”–headline, St. Louis Business Journal, May 21

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