The Week In Pictures

TWIP readers’ addendum

Featured image Arriving too late for inclusion in The Week In Pictures today, these contributions from Power Line readers are also worth a look. The one below comes with this message: “I was inspired to create the following in the wee, high-caffeine hours of this morning after reading some PL pieces on ol’ DRT Soleimani. I thought you and your readers might enjoy it as much as my husband did over breakfast. »

The Week in Pictures: Fast Start Edition

Featured image Well 2020 is certainly off to a fast start, and liberals are already falling behind. Impeachment? What impeachment? It had already disappeared from the news even before Trump demonstrated that he’s no Barack Obama or Jimmy Carter when it comes to dealing with Iran. It’s almost like Trump is a Texas church-goer or something. Headlines of the week: And finally. . . »

The Year in Pictures: Happy New Year’s Edition

Featured image Happy new year! And have a Trumptastic 2020. It really isn’t possible to do a “greatest hits” highlight reel from the Week in Pictures, so here are one or two from the year, and some previews of the year ahead. Meanwhile, for anyone lounging around at noon Pacific time waiting for the nowadays meaningless college bowl games to start (because the stupid BCS has ruined new year’s day football), I »

The Week in Pictures: Year-End Clearance Edition

Featured image Let us, in the spirit of the long holiday season, celebrate the gifts that keep on giving. (And GIFing, perhaps, too.) Like Saint Greta of Thunberg, who is surely good copy for a few more months until CNN discovers the next Michael Avenatti (though note in the headline section below the related stories of CNN ratings and the closing of the pretentious, precious Newseum). And Nancy Pelosi’s Hole in the »

Christmas Day in Pictures: Special Edition

Featured image Alright, alright, I give in. I wasn’t going to post a special gallery today, but I’ve been bombarded with notes wondering why not. And we’re all about fan service at Power Line these days! So herewith a special Christmas Day gallery: And finally. . . Actually, how about a ghost pic, exposing Santa’s hypocrisy about the whole “naughty and nice” thing. . . »

The Week in Pictures: Sham-Wow-Mockery-Travesty Edition

Featured image Since we learned recently that all you need to be an avant garde artist in good standing these days is a banana and six inches of duct tape, it is fitting that Fielding Mellish’s classic quote from “Bananas” is the perfect description of the impeachment farce this week: “I object, your honor! This trial is a travesty. It’s a travesty of a mockery of a sham of a mockery of »

The Week in Pictures: Impeachment Edition

Featured image Impeachment is finally here! Fan service for The Resistance, which is nearly as big a fantasy as a certain movie coming out shortly that features a thinly-disguised equivalent. Except that Obi Wan Trump is the person who actually wields The Force. And his padawan, Boris Johnson. Not even St. Greta of Thunberg, playing the Daisy Ridley role on the nightly network news version, can stand up to Trump. Anyone recall »

The Week in Pictures: Narwhal Tusk Edition

Featured image As we learned last week, the ever resourceful British deployed a narwhal whale tusk to dispatch a terrorist, and now I want one too! But I suspect before long, Michael Bloomberg and other Democrats will be calling for “common sense” narwhal tusk control, and you can’t really blame them, can you? Just imagine what Joe Biden would have done if he’d had one handy in Iowa this week. No doubt »

The Week in Pictures: Tryptophan Hangover Edition

Featured image If you’re still suffering a post-Thanksgiving food coma, take heart. Tryptophan is going to be banned by the FDA—an indirect way of outlawing turkeys, and Thanksgiving itself, since naturally Thanksgiving is a hatefest according to the left. On the other hand, these extreme measures won’t be able to disguise the massive turkeys running the Democratic Party at the moment. Talk about flightless birds!     Headlines of the week: And »

Thanksgiving Day in Pictures: Special Edition

Featured image The turkey and leftovers will be cold or eaten by Saturday, so why not a special edition? And the Cowboys better win today or Jerry Jones will declare his head coach to be a turkey and won’t bother with a pardon. And finally. . . »

The Week in Pictures: Natural Gas Edition

Featured image When you hear the phrase, “investigation into ties with a natural gas producer,” are we talking about Hunter Biden and Burisma, or are we talking about Rep. Eric Swalwell on MSNBC? It is hard to tell them apart. Democrats and their media toadies really ought to be more careful about throwing around the term “bombshell” in connection with their Ahab-like “investigation.”   Headlines of the week: And finally. . . »

The Week in Pictures: Hearsay Edition

Featured image Hey, have you heard that Jeffery Epstein didn’t kill himself? I hear that too. That ought to be good enough to convict someone. Hillary maybe. If hearsay and memes are good enough to impeach the president, why not just go with it and solve the Epstein killing.   Headlines of the week: And finally. . . »

A Tale of Two Photos

Featured image It is tempting to do a Mid-Week in Pictures special offering today because I have a lot of great material accumulating in my Week in Pictures folder for this Saturday—way more than I will be able to use already. But I don’t want to overdo it. Instead, herewith a post on just two pictures, because each has a good story. First up: As it happens, I once got the opportunity, »

The Week in Pictures: Epstein Meme Edition

Featured image I hear the Centers for Disease Control is opening a case file on the sudden onset of Jeffery Epstein “suicide” memes, which appear to be spreading faster than the clap in a 19th century seaside whore house (which whorehouses should not be confused with either Congress, the Clinton Foundation, or Jeffrey Epstein’s private island, though this confusion is quite understandable). I don’t think this is going away any time soon. »

The Week in Pictures: Media Blowout Edition

Featured image It is hard to think of a week more embarrassing to the legacy news media that this week. Never mind the Washington Post‘s self-satirizing headline about the death of “religious scholar” Al-Baghdadi; it seems the New York Times still hasn’t laid off enough of its newsroom, since it took two Times reporters to break the scoop that President Trump indeed appeared in a photoshopped pic with . . . a »

Mid-Week in Pictures: Hero Dog Edition

Featured image As the Babylon Bee puts it, who knew that Trump could get Democrats to interrupt baseball, condemn dogs, and side with terrorists—all within the space of 24 hours? In any case, who knew that a frequent theme of the Week in Pictures—hero dogs—would become a front page headline? It calls for this special, short mid-week edition: From the incomparable Babylon Bee again: View post on And finally. . . »

The Week in Pictures: Pierre Delecto Edition

Featured image Pierre Delecto? Pierre Delecto!?!? As the kids would say, AYFKM? That’s the pseudonym Mittens chose for himself? Takes me back to the first GOP presidential debate in 1988, when a big field was gunning for Vice President George H.W. Bush. One of them was Delaware Gov. Pete du Pont. When he challenged Bush on something (I forget what), Bush turned on him with splendid timing, and shivved du Pont so »