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  • It's part of kicking that hole in the "wall of Niceness."

    Furies

  • Littell kicks a TKO-shaped hole in that papier-mâché wall of Niceness (a mural of fluffy bunnies and helpful angels and salt-of-the-earth American Presidents) and I'm hoping a few young writers might crawl through and give us Adults some fresh material to read, one day.

    Furies

  • "It is no longer acceptable for members of our Party to say that the President of the United States was born in Kenya," wrote Speaker of the House John Boehner R-Ohio in a memo sent to all GOP House members entitled The Official Republican Niceness Pledge.

    Andy Borowitz: In New Era of Civility, GOP Says Obama Born 'Near America'

  • You can also feel free to avail yourself of the comment stream, to try out "The New Niceness," please?

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • Niceness may carry the measure, but it won't make the covenant the turbine of a more mutually engaged global denomination

    Sugar and spice, or strychnine …

  • Niceness may be enough to carry a measure through an inexperienced and supine General Synod, but it can hardly make the covenant a transformative consciousness raiser, let alone the turbine of a more mutually engaged global denomination.

    Sugar and spice, or strychnine …

  • Set against that is their ethnic vote, general dislike of nationalism and “Niceness” delusion ..

    Cross Dressing Labour

  • "I didn't imagine you might 'ave a' earin 'spell set on yourself, Your Niceness."

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • Niceness has never delivered a lot in foreign policy that I can observe.

    ObamaCare’s Long Summer

  • Niceness is one thing we could use in today's world, but none of the current contenders strike me as smiling "lightweights," so don't panic.

    Patricia DeGennaro: Presidential Hopefuls and the Bloomberg Blues...

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