It’s August 14, 2015 and time for Friday Yes or No, in which I answer 10 questions with the most succinct answer possible:
Q1: Should Japan, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, be finished apologizing for the atrocities it committed before and during World War II?
Q2: Will an Amtrak train sprout wings and fly from Washington to Wilmington before Joe Biden is the Democratic nominee for President?
Q3: Isn’t the “Sesame Street”-HBO deal, mercenary as it is, better than letting the show die after 46 years?
Q4: Isn’t it strange that Carly Fiorina, claiming to be a savvy businesswoman, would endorse the incredibly dopey idea of parental choice in vaccinations?
Q5: Should we just shrug off the latest declines in China’s stock markets as a market problem that just affects investors on the other side of the world?
Q6: Will the world go to hell in a handbasket now that the United States flag is flying over this nation’s embassy in Havana?
Q7: Will the world go to hell in a handbasket if Congress stops the Iran nuclear limitation deal?
Q8: Are those the last two times I intend to use the expression “hell in a handbasket”?
Q9: The Mets are now 4-1/2 games ahead of the Washington Nationals in the National League East. So should I be confident that the Mets will make the postseason for the first time since 2006?
Q10: Would it have been a lot easier to write this Friday Yes or No if there had been a Republican presidential debate the night before, like last week?