Good week for:
“Crazy Mika” and “Psycho Joe,” after MSNBC’s Morning Joe saw a huge ratings spike in the wake of President Trump’s Twitter attack mocking the program and its hosts, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough. Viewership increased by 66 percent in the week following the president’s tweets.
Trickle-down economics, after a Princeton Survey revealed that male Republicans are the best tippers. While women and Democrats left a median gratuity of 15 to 16 percent, Republican men were more likely to leave an average of 20 percent.
Slobs, after University of Minnesota researchers found that keeping a messy desk may be a sign of creative genius. “Disorderly environments seem to inspire breaking free of tradition,” the researchers concluded, “which can produce fresh insights.” ■