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As 44 does his world problem juggling act it’s kinda like watching girls do Jäger bombs chased down with Jello shooters and then engaging in a demanding dance regime — it is not done that well, yet one is surprised to find it done at all." So observes Great Satan’s Girl Friend. Sir, if Samuel ...

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As 44 does his world problem juggling act it’s kinda like watching girls do Jäger bombs chased down with Jello shooters and then engaging in a demanding dance regime — it is not done that well, yet one is surprised to find it done at all."

So observes Great Satan’s Girl Friend. Sir, if Samuel Johnson returned to Earth as a young American female, that is probably how he would write.

As 44 does his world problem juggling act it’s kinda like watching girls do Jäger bombs chased down with Jello shooters and then engaging in a demanding dance regime — it is not done that well, yet one is surprised to find it done at all."

So observes Great Satan’s Girl Friend. Sir, if Samuel Johnson returned to Earth as a young American female, that is probably how he would write.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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