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Did Charlie Pierce Steal My Joke?


The Lincolns quite enjoyed most of the play. In fairness, the vast majority of the evening was quite enjoyable and we shouldn't judge it solely based on the last few seconds.

"In other news, reached at home, Mary Todd Lincoln said she found Our American Cousin "very entertaining" and that she regrets that she was unable to see the whole performance."
-Charles Pierce on McArdle 10/02/2015 Great minds?
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Esquire 10/02/2015
 From Charlie's Esquire Post a day later.

And, finally, here's the dessert, made with only the finest pink Himalayan salt, and water-buffalo mozzarella.
People are far too prone to confuse outcomes with good decision-making. Surgeons who do everything right will sometimes see patients die anyway -- and many doctors who fail to wash their hands send a happy, healthy patient home at the end. The important thing is to know whether you followed a process that gives you the best odds, not what happened in an individual case. Too many of Fiorina's critics pointed out that the company lost shareholder value, then settled back with a satisfied QED.
​And thus does Pete Carroll find the woman of his dreams.
In other news, reached at home, Mary Todd Lincoln said she found Our American Cousin  "very entertaining" and that she regrets that she was unable to see the whole performance.
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