This week, we lost Ron Palillo, who played Arnold Horshack on Welcome Back, Kotter, to a heart attack. Mitt Romney insisted that he hasn’t paid less than 13 percent on his taxes, though interestingly he never said federal income taxes. Perhaps he’s using the sort of phrasing for which President Bill Clinton was famous. We won’t know, because he says he won’t let us see for ourselves. Yet another shooting, this time at a conservative think tank in the District of Columbia. This one appears to have been driven by political opposition. But apparently it’s still not the time to talk about gun violence in the United States. The XXX Olympics ended on Sunday, and we finally learned what made this Olympiad pornographic.
And here we are, at the end of the work week, for those Americans fortunate enough to have a job. Being Friday, it’s your day. What do you want to talk about?
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