Saturday, April 23, 2016

No sponsors--except the taxpayers

Taranto at WSJ has some more good ones:

  • “Despite Excessive Welfare Spending, ME Remains Poor”—headline,, April 21
  • “Board of Supervisors President London Breed said no one sponsors the [annual 4/20 pot celebration]. Despite this, the city sends out city workers to clean up the mess, costing the taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars.”—Mary Chastain,, April 21

Monday, April 18, 2016

Shorter queues!

Fox Butterfield, Is That You?
  • “While many patients do die while waiting for organs here, the queues are getting shorter, he said.”—Tom Blackwell, National Post (Canada), April 16
  • “Postgraduate Degrees Keep Growing Despite Job Drought”—headline,Australian Financial Review, April 17