It’s September 25, 2015, and time once again for my Friday Yes or No, where I cop out from writing a real blog post by writing around it and answering each point.
Q1: Am I surprised that today is the day John Boehner announced that he’s stepping down as Speaker of the House and leaving Congress?
Q2: But, generally speaking, am I surprised that John Boehner is stepping down as Speaker of the House and leaving Congress?
Q3: Are liberal Democrats wise to think Boehner’s stepping down as Speaker at this time is a good thing for the United States?
Q4: Is that because the real nut cases in the Republican Party want to make President Obama’s final year in office a living hell?
Q5: Is it terrific that Pope Francis, with his message of tolerance and protecting the environment, is getting the attention he’s getting on this short visit to the United States?
Q6: Will his visit lead to progress in resolving such issues in this country as immigration and climate change?
Q7: Is it true that, at one point, the car I would have bought for myself if my family wasn’t a consideration, was Volkswagen’s New Beetle?
Q8: Given the revelation that the company used on-board software to cheat on emissions tests, is there a snowball’s chance in hell I’ll ever buy a Volkswagen?
Q9: Is it surprising that e-book sales are starting to flag while sales of printed books are holding steady?
Q10: With the magic number down to three, am I finally convinced that the Mets are going to be in the postseason?