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Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

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When Kos first emailed me back in 2005 about moving C&J from the diaries to the front page, he caught the gist of it well when he said it would serve as a breezy morning wake-up column. Easy to skim through. Nothing too deep. A good way—along with the Abbreviated Pundit Roundup gang that posts before us—to plant your feet on the ground and get your neurons up-shifted from a foggy shuffle to a brisk jog. Soon after that, we started running Friday's column later in the day for our west coast readers, and it's become the semi-official weekend launchpad.

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Cheers and Jeers for Thursday, June 16, 2022

Note: A reminder that tomorrow is Eat Your Vegetables Day. Santa Claus has been monitoring you for compliance via a fichus plant spycam and putting your name on the appropriate list for future reference. If you really want to see that Hammacher Schlemmer hovercraft under the tree in six months, we suggest you get chompin’. Especially on the kohlrabi. You’re way behind on your kohlrabi. —Mgt.

By the Numbers:

Days 'til summer: 5

Days 'til Coffee Fest Chicago: 7

Minimum number of publicly-traded companies that saw their profit margins rise last year, compared to the pre-pandemic average, even as inflation surged: 2,000

Percent of Americans polled by a University of Chicago research group who believe women should be able to have an abortion for any reason, up from 44% in 2014: 57%

Percent chance that Joe Biden will "be the most pro-union president in history," according to Joe Biden during a speech to the AFL-CIO: 100%

Number of the 4,900 employees at cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase who are being laid off as digital currency continues its slide: 1,000

Percent chance that K-Pop band........

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