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It's tough to tell these days what kind of stories merit the Drudge Siren. For example: this link was followed moments later by an update on a bag of human heads found near a school in Mexico. The shift was alarming and a reminder why you should always keep stories about weather vane counterfeiting and gruesome drug violence separated by a six-tweet buffer.
Not only did she get Herman Cain's name wrong and call him the "flavor of the week," she also apparently implied "Herb Cain" is some sort of hypothetical war game, devised by think tanks and the Pentagon to simulate what would happen in the event of an unlikely contender emerging from the second-tier of GOP presidential candidates.
It's time to face facts: this is going to be an increasingly difficult reference to explain as the years pass.
We tried, but we can't imagine a more damaging origins story for a fashion house. It should be noted that similar allegations haven't hurt Coco Chanel much.
The former New York Times executive editor is putting himself out on a limb on this one, since it means the decision to publish "Apps to Keep Your Dog Healthy, Active and, Maybe, Quiet" was his and his alone.
Only the BBC could both sugarcoat Assange's book selling less than 700 copies and make it sound more humiliating and ghastly. Once again, lowly proves its versatility.
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