The Bush campaign has been asked to excise a 3 1/2 second sequence from a new TV commercial. What does that sequence show? Why should it be cut?
Send your answer by 9 p.m. ET Sunday to email@example.com.
Wednesday's Question (No. 495)—"And the Portions Are So Small":
"The hours are no good, waits are too long, and the people are rude." Who said this about what?
"The late Vincent Canby reviews the afterlife and finds it wanting."—Tim Carvell
" '… and before you can complain, they kill you,' said the spokesperson from the Society for the Protection of Texas Death Row Inmates."—Hanneke Festen
"Hundreds of senior citizens, getting off the bus at the first pharmacy across the Canadian border."—Will Vehrs
"Donna Hanover said this about continuing to live in Gracie Mansion."—David Finkle
"Dick Cheney, about the campaign trail. 'You couldn't pay me enough to do this again,' he didn't add. Then, not pausing, he also didn't add, 'Well, maybe you could.' "—Chip Brantley
Click for more answers.
TODAY IN SLATE
Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS
But the next president might.
The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices
Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?
Here are the facts.
The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender
What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?