Headline Of The Day

Far-Right Extremists Chased Through London by Women Dressed as Badgers

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Doug Mataconis
About Doug Mataconis
Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. From the “layout editor sneaks terrible pun into headline” school, the LA Time brings us:

    Big rig carrying fruit crashes on 210 Freeway, creates jam

  2. @Stormy Dragon:

    Every headline writer thinks they can compete with the New York Post

  3. Mikey says:

    There’s never been a more appropriate occasion on OTB to post this.

  4. Mr. Prosser says:

    Sir Bedevere: “Look, if we were to build a large wooden badger…”

  5. Kari Q says:

    Good thing it didn’t happen in Florida, or they may have been tasered or shot with tranquilizers.

  6. Franklin says:

    @Mikey: What is that I don’t even

  7. Mikey says:

    @Franklin: It’s a snaaaaaaaaaake!

    That is one of the original internet “memes.” It went around about 10 years ago, in the early era of Flash animation, during the era of Strong Bad. That is no-kidding pre-YouTube stuff, there.