Stupid: Aerosol, Bulbs, and Panels Version

January 3, 2016

There are people in my orbit who tell me I don’t deal well with stupid. They’re right, although I don’t think I’m unusual in this regard. Really!

Why stupid now? The immediate prompt? Donald Trump Laments Loss of Aerosol Sprays to Frame His Hair, written by Alan Rappeport for First Draft at the New York Times on December 30. Mr. Trump wants to spray his hair using an aerosol spray can. In fact, aerosol delivery systems were banned in a treaty dating back to the late 1980s, which President George H.W. Bush signed. Mr. Trump’s answer? He doesn’t think any of the stuff would get out, for he uses hairspray in his penthouse apartment.

Mr. Trump may be kidding,

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