January 28, 2019

Good morning fellow Crooks and Liars! As I write this, our pal Batocchio at the Vagabond Scholar reminds us that is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Never Forget!

First Draft reminds us to stop electing CEOs

Web of Evil adds, "not even the successful ones."

Egberto Willies notes that the US Lab for Bad Public Policy (Texas) is still purging voters.

Bonus Track: The Strong Language Blog explores the brave, new, frontier of “(not) give a TABOO TERM,” which is what linguists call a “negative polarity item.” This includes a musical interlude, which obviously is not safe for work, but Oh! So! Worth! It!

Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to mbru@crooksandliars.com (with For MBRU in the subject line).

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