Monday, September 12, 2016

Clinton's pneumonia, Trump's self-aggrandizing "charity" and Monday headlines

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click to enlarge Turns out scrutiny of Clinton's coughing wasn't silly anyway. At least, not all of it. - MAYO CLINIC ILLUSTRATION
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Turns out scrutiny of Clinton's coughing wasn't silly anyway. At least, not all of it.
Prosecutors' Error Helps Public Masturbator Get Off
The Inlander breaks a story that not only reveals prosecutorial incompetence, it has "jerking off" in the headline.  

Today's dose of your favorite weekly's take on the week 
The Red Green show, Death Valley Girls, and a giant nut at the fair. And I'm not just talking about [INSERT LOCAL POLITICIAN HERE]

The Man. A Plan. A Canal. Portugal. 
"Portugal. The Man" is coming back for a second dose of that sweet, sweet Near Nature, Near Perfect Spokane taste. 


Expect Traffic Delays 

City Council President Ben Stuckart wants the city to figure out if anything can be done to speed up downtown construction. [Spokesman-Review]

Small Mercies

A GoFundMe has been launched to help out the daughter of homicide victim Bob Tester's daughter. [Spokesman-Review]

What Great Stagnation? 
Wanna see true innovation? Then go to the Spokane Interstate Fair, where "Glazed Donut Sliders" took home the prize for "Most Creative Food" [KHQ]


Down with the Sickness
Seven hours after Clinton was videotaped wobbling uneasily while being helped into a vehicle Sunday — and her unsteadiness being attributed to the heat and humidity by her allies — it was revealed that she'd been recovering from a bout of pneumonia that she'd been hiding from the press since Friday.  

"Antibiotics can take care of pneumonia," former Obama advisor David Alexrod wrote on Twitter. "What's the cure for an unhealthy penchant for privacy that repeatedly creates unnecessary problems?" [New York Times

The Middleman of Philanthropy
In perhaps the Trumpiest move ever, the Washington Post reveals that the Trump used the Trump Foundation, funded by other people's money, to purchase a $20,000 painting — of himself. [Washington Post

The Good, the Strong Bad, and the Ugly 

Vice looks back at the music of, two decades later. [Vice]

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A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...