Non-Sequiturs: 08.18.17

* The first letter of every paragraph in this rebuke to President Trump from the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities spell out the word “Resist.” That’s putting your English degree to its highest possible use. [Politico]

* “[The Statue to Stephen Foster] was commissioned in 1900 by a local newspaper editor who imagined Foster, ‘catching the inspiration for his melodies from the fingers of an old darkey reclining at his feet strumming negro airs upon an old banjo,’ per a 2010 City Paper article.” The “culture” some people are defending is embarrassing for y’all. [Very Smart Brothers]

* This is why we can’t have nice things like democracy vouchers. Alternative headline: we can have democracy vouchers and catch the people who try to abuse them. [Election Law Blog]

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