The Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court Hearings Are an Enlightening Sham

The Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court Hearings Are an Enlightening Sham

If Supreme Court nomination hearings are thought of as quasi-judicial proceedings to determine whether someone deserves to spend decades on the nation’s highest legal bench, it was clear well before Tuesday morning, when Amy Coney Barrett started taking questions from the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, that this hearing would be a “sham”—the More...

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Eddie Van Halen’s Otherworldly Sounds
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
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Eddie Van Halen’s Otherworldly Sounds

Despite Eddie Van Halen’s virtuosity, there was something innocent—close to guileless—about his music.Photograph by Bob Riha, Jr. / Getty The guitarist Eddie Van Halen, who died on Tuesday, of cancer, More...

Trump Somehow Not Likable Even After Being Coached by Chris Christie and Rudy Giuliani
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
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Trump Somehow Not Likable Even After Being Coached by Chris Christie and Rudy Giuliani

CLEVELAND, OHIO (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump somehow seemed unlikeable and obnoxious in his first 2020 debate performance, despite extensive pre-debate coaching from Chris Christie and Rudy Giuliani, More...

Democrats Favor Expanding Supreme Court by Adding Entire Obama Family
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Democrats Favor Expanding Supreme Court by Adding Entire Obama Family

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—A proposal to expand the size of the Supreme Court by adding the entire Obama family is gaining traction among Democratic activists. Harland Dorrinson, a Democratic insider who More...

Scientists Believe Congressional Republicans Have Developed Herd Mentality
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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Scientists Believe Congressional Republicans Have Developed Herd Mentality

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Researchers at the University of Minnesota believe that Republican members of Congress have obtained “extremely high” levels of herd mentality, a new study shows. According More...

Trump Threatens to Move to Suburbs If Biden Wins
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Trump Threatens to Move to Suburbs If Biden Wins

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Hoping to stoke suburban voters’ deepest fears, Donald Trump has threatened to move to the suburbs if Joe Biden wins the November election. Issuing the terrifying ultimatum More...

Trump Claims That Sleepy Person With No Energy Will Somehow Be Peppy Enough to Destroy Entire Country
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Trump Claims That Sleepy Person With No Energy Will Somehow Be Peppy Enough to Destroy Entire Country

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that Joe Biden is “incredibly sleepy” and has “zero energy,” yet somehow is peppy enough to destroy life in the United States as we More...

Hundreds of R.N.C. Attendees Test Positive for Delusion
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
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Hundreds of R.N.C. Attendees Test Positive for Delusion

CHARLOTTE (The Borowitz Report)—An outbreak hit the 2020 Republican National Convention this week as hundreds of attendees tested positive for delusion. While public-health experts have yet to determine the More...

Melania to Deliver Convention Speech from Empty Classroom at Trump University
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
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Melania to Deliver Convention Speech from Empty Classroom at Trump University

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Calling it “a great idea I just had,” Melania Trump said on Wednesday morning that she would deliver her Republican National Convention speech from an empty classroom at More...

By Boston Journal On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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A Life with Art at the Center, in “Yves & Variation”

In the classical composer’s quest for audience attention, variation, which sees a single theme transformed into a parade of different forms, is one of the flashier and more satisfying tricks. Variation can be More...