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January 21, 2020

Odds & Ends

Gallup: Trump hits the highest level of approval in his presidency, at 43.4%.

Rasmussen puts it at 47%.

I forget who said it, but someone recently wrote that Trump would have to be at 47% favorable to have a >50% chance of winning the electoral college.

Bridgegate 2: New Jersey governor orders sudden highway repair, apparently to cause problems getting to an upcoming Cape May Trump rally.

Jennifer Rubin is way too old to be a 23 year old writer for The Mary Sue:




So in addition to being ugly, dried out, graceless and sexless, she's also a bitter anti-male feminist shrike.

Does she have a sister I can meet?!!?!

Norway's governing coalition has collapsed due to the government permitting an ISIS bride back into the country.

Good Walter Russell Mead piece on the Davoisie, quoted by Instapundit:

There is something inescapably ridiculous about a gathering this self-important; certainly Marie Antoinette and her friends dressing up as shepherdesses to celebrate the simple life has nothing on the more than 100 billionaires descending, often by private jet, on an exclusive Swiss ski resort for four days of ostentatious hand-wringing about the problems of the poor and the dangers of climate change. This year an earnest young aide at registration told me that, to reduce the event's carbon footprint, no paper maps of the town were being distributed; one could almost feel the waves of relief from the nearby Alpine glaciers at this sign of green progress.

Trump was at Davos, and dismissed the Truculent Truant and her ilk as fearmongering "prophets of doom."

Reminder: a 1997 lawsuit -- settled by Bloomberg -- accused the billionaire wannabe-president of telling a pregnant woman, "Kill it!," because he was annoyed at all the pregnant women on his staff.

Finally, on an optimistic, hopeful note:



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