Network throats hawk Joe Boredom. Newspapers wrap round fish and Pelousy.
Refugees discuss no-kan-do Kamala. Donald’s newfound silence isn’t golden.
Comes now a by no means earlier than factor. Shove tweets. It’s D. Trump himself, as soon as the dominant decisionmaker and strongest individual on this planet, on a historic talking tour. Former President Trump will present a never-before-heard inside view of his administration. In itself that’s historic.
The thought’s an unprecedented December/January nationwide tour prepped with care and warning. Four venues. Start with Fort Lauderdale, Houston. No grand banquets. No hustling franks. A Q-&-A historical past of Trump’s administration.
Exactly how issues had been completed in addition to what didn’t end up effectively. “President Donald J. Trump’s Conversation with Bill O’Reilly: The History Tour.”
O’Reilly: “After Biden’s inauguration, the concept rummaged round in my head two months. I flew to Mar-a-Lago April 4. I do know the person 30 years. He requested how we do that. I stated, ‘No pandering. No politics. It’s your dealing with of China, Putin, the economic system, ISIS, getting the vaccine. I’ve finished the analysis. The secret is it’s all historical past and other people don’t even know the way or what. I’ll ask the questions. We’ll document it. Two hours quarter-hour. Hockey and basketball arenas that seat 18,000. My personal manufacturing firm books it.
“What’ll it accomplish? It’s to know what truly occurred. Frustrated thousands and thousands by no means received precise experiences from anybody. They solely heard haters. It’s what he did and why — and what he didn’t do. Look, he desires to make historical past? It’s this. No president moreover Lincoln skilled this a lot hate. It’s not being flamboyant. It’s inform the individuals what you probably did and why. Tell us your 4 years. Get your model on document. Show us the way it works. Anyone who loves their nation champions free speech.
“So not to badger him, I put it in writing. A forty five minute Q-&-A oral historical past. Then intermission. People can have a cocktail. Some might even want it. The Q-&-A shall be on playing cards from the viewers.
“Interested in the concept, he trusted me. He’s a businessman. He saw it right away.”
And then gentle spoken, retiring O’Reilly grinned: “Who knows? Maybe I even sing a few songs.”
Isn’t that good?
The metropolis, state, nation, the world having such nice pleasure, comes now a reprise of a 1978 serial killer who killed 5 girls in a spree. A movie’s now being fabricated from it known as “Rodney & Sheryl,” starring Anna Kendrick. Also, to add to that, what could possibly be higher and merrier now than information that we’re additionally getting a redo of TV’s vintage sport present “The Dating Game.” Oh boy, oh pleasure! What subsequent? Fatty Arbuckle in drag? Rudolph Valentino with a crew minimize?
Gavel bangs for Bailey
We simply misplaced authorized goliath F. Lee Bailey who defended sweeties comparable to O.J. Simpson and the Boston Strangler. Disbarred, did just a little bit in jail, blew his retainers earlier than the instances began, had 4 wives, and carried a rabbit’s foot for luck. I knew him effectively. Once so entrance web page well-known that comedy author Bruce Vilanch’s answering machine chirped: “This is F. Lee Bailey.”
Clutch the pearls
The pandemic’s checkerboard housing sport has now contaminated Greenwich, Conn., which for probably the most half is inoculated towards poverty. Parking on its crowded most important drag, one native sniffed: “I hate all these awful New York license plates that we suddenly see all over here. It’s an infiltration. Disgusting to have these people invading us.”
True story. This well-to-do Park Avenue couple wanted a housekeeper. A extremely advisable helper got here for an interview. Wages, hours, duties had been set, all the things OK till this attainable worker noticed the husband in one other room — age 90 — and reclining. Said this attainable helper out of the blue, “No, thanks. I don’t want this job. I’m looking for longtime permanent employment.”
Only in New York, children, solely New York.