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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Gail Collins, "Calling All Candidates": Ending the Ceasefire With Donald Trump

You guessed it: Yet another thoughtful opinion piece from Gail Collins, founder of the Bonbon School of Journalism, best practiced from a cushy couch. After telling us in her latest New York Times op-ed entitled "Calling All Candidates" (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/06/opinion/collins-calling-all-candidates.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&_r=0) of Scott Brown plunging shirtless into the frozen Atlantic, Collins concludes by observing:

"Honestly, somebody is always better than nobody. Except possibly when we are talking about Donald Trump running for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in New York."

You probably recall Collins's 2011 Times op-ed (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/02/opinion/02collins.html?src=twrhp) in which she wrote:

"During one down period, I referred to him in print as a 'financially embattled thousandaire' and he sent me a copy of the column with my picture circled and 'The Face of a Dog!' written over it."

And so, the hostilities between Collins and Trump resume.

Me? I don't care about Collins, Trump or Brown. Quite honestly, I am far more troubled by reports of children starving as the result of the ongoing civil war in Syria. Although it is much easier to chuckle over Collins's jibes at Trump, have a look - if you have a sufficiently strong constitution - at a CNN article entitled "Syrian children dying of hunger" (http://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/05/world/syria-children-dying-hunger/index.html?hpt=hp_c1).

Thank you, Obama, for watching from the sidelines as this tragedy plays out.

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