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Here comes the most meaningless sentence you'll read today: Last week, Donald Trump paid tribute to Rosa Parks.
"The crew of the space shuttle Challenger honored us by the manner in which they lived their lives. We will never forget them, nor the last time we saw them, this morning, as they prepared for their journey and waved goodbye and 'slipped the surly bonds of earth to touch the face of God.'"
-- Ronald Reagan, Jan. 28, 1986
Go ahead and laugh. It is funny, after all.
So I guess you can take men off the endangered species list.
So maybe we should just cancel Thanksgiving this year?
You are not worried enough.
I hate mass shootings.
How many is this now?
You see an apple.
Perhaps you remember Barack Obama's so-called "patriotism problem."
It was that some people said he didn't have any. The claim was based on the flimsiest of evidence: his failure to wear an American flag pin on his lapel and a picture, widely circulated online, that purported to show him with hands clasped instead of over his heart, refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
It "makes some people uncomfortable."
That was the explanation Kenny Holloway, a school board official in Biloxi, Mississippi, gave the Sun Herald newspaper last week, for the board's decision to remove from its eighth-grade curriculum a Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic, Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird."
You could call it a moment of truth, except that what actually came out of that moment was a realization of how little truth now matters.
We were such idiots then.
That realization is, if you are a guy, an unavoidable hazard of seeing the new movie, "Battle of the Sexes."
Dear black people:
I guess we've messed up again. Seems like we're never going to learn how to properly protest, no matter how hard conservatives try to teach us.
"Was nothing real?" -- Jim Carrey in "The Truman Show"
Let's consider the evidence.
Steve Loomis is angry.
They are the least of these.
A remarkable thing happened last week.
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