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Bokbluster 2017 Cartoon Review
Here’s a look Bok 2017. Click on a cartoon for a reminder of what it was all about. Then hit the back button to return here.
Apple is sorry it slowed your old iPhone 6. But the company wasn’t trying to force you to buy a new one. Just saving the batteries of the old ones.
Meanwhile, Apple compensated C.E.O. Tim Cook $89 million in stock options, along with another $12 million cash.
He won’t be using airplane mode on his iPhone either. Apple wants him to fly strictly private.
Vanity Fair had a little fun with Hillary Clinton last week. But it didn’t last long.
The mag produce this video for its on-line site The Hive. The sketch featured staffers proposing toasts to Hillary. And each toast offered a New Year’s resolution urging her to abstain from running for office again.
One recommended she teach Yoga, another counseled alternate nostril breathing and another advised her to take up knitting.
Naturally the Hillary Faithful charged sexism. So Vanity Fair apologized and pulled the video.
William McGurn says in the in the WSJ that FBI Director Christopher Wray flipped the bird at Congress. Wray refused to provide information about applications for FISA warrants used to spy on Americans.
Flipped the Bird at Congress
He says it’s classified information. And besides, he’s preparing a report for the Inspector General.
Congress can wait.
Brian Ross reported on ABC that Trump ordered Flynn to contact Russians before the election.
Apparently Wall Street investors believe what the see on on TV and the Dow plunged 350 points.
But ABC says Ross got it wrong and suspended him for four weeks.
Then within a week CNN one upped Ross.
This wasn’t Brian’s first rodeo.
Update 12/10/17: The cartoonist carelessly wrote NBC instead of ABC on Ross’s mic. He has been suspended.