Good week for:
Home repairs, as the White House underwent a major renovation while President Trump embarked on a 17-day “working vacation” at his golf resort in Bedminster, N.J. Golf magazine recently reported that Trump told eight members of his club that the White House “is a real dump.”
Ambition, after a 9-year-old from New Jersey wrote NASA in response to its job listing for a $187,000-per-year “Planetary Protection Officer.” Jack Davis cited his love of space movies and video games, and added that “my sister thinks I’m an alien.”
Barroom diplomacy, after the Scottish brewery BrewDog announced plans to open a bar that will straddle the border between the U.S. and Mexico, serving brews from both countries. “Beer is a universal language,” said brewery founder James Watt.