We Blame Global Warming

Daily Best of the Web   —   Posted on February 20, 2014

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

Other Than That, the Story Was Accurate 
“An obituary on Saturday about the veteran major league infielder and manager Jim Fregosi misstated a statistic about the pitcher Nolan Ryan, for whom Mr. Fregosi was famously traded in 1971. He gave up 6.6 hits per nine innings in his career, not per nine hitters.”–New York Times, Feb. 19

Out on a Limb 
“The Future Will Be Different From the Past, Economists Conclude”–headline, Bloomberg, Feb. 18

winterWe Blame Global Warming 
“Why Longer Winters May Be on the Way”–headline, WTOP-FM website (Washington), Feb. 18

He’ll Be in Charge of Maintaining Chilly Relations 
“State Department Planning to Create Arctic Ambassador Position”–headline, FoxNews.com, Feb. 14

Longest Books Ever Written 
“What Government Doesn’t Want You to Know”–headline, JewishWorldReview.com, Feb. 18

News of the Tautological
“South Sudan Ceasefire ‘Ends’ Amid Malakal Fighting”–headline, BBC website, Feb. 18

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