Daily Archives: May 16, 2014

Open thread (May 16)


Pompeo needs to keep Benghazi probe from being partisan circus

pompeo,mikeThe appointment of Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, to the special panel investigating Benghazi reflects how much GOP leadership respects him. As a Thursday editorial argued, he needs to do his best to ensure the probe is substantive and productive and not a partisan circus, as some earlier committee hearings have been. He should avoid partisan grandstanding and instead pursue the nonpartisan goals of justice for the killers and safer U.S. diplomatic facilities around the world.

Dubious, bogus and utterly phony headlines

SPOOFSLOGOThe following satirical headlines come from borowitzreport.com and theonion.com:

Poll: Millions of Americans Who Need Jobs Want Congress to Get to Bottom of This Benghazi Thing First

Millionaires Unite to Defeat Minimum Wage

Sterling Says He Will Miss Being Around People He Hates

Republicans Blast Nevada Rancher for Failing to Use Commonly Accepted Racial Code Words

Income Inequality Emerges as Key Topic to Avoid in 2014 Elections