Monday Morning Post

. . . And in the spring of 2008, many more people voted.
Ed's vocabulary lesson about the use of the word elites
• Can't keep the campaigning straight without a scorecard
• You can always tell the important political stories. They're the ones with anecdotal leads.
• The absentee count is pushing half a million (right, top). Past results in case you're curious.
• What does their recent discovery/embrace of mommy blogging say about the future of the newspaper industry?

Comments

Anecdotal leads

Interesting thought.

one of

my pet peeves. It's a really tired form of political writing that probably had its peak in 1992. I don't know why people feel so compelled. Maybe reporters want us to rest assured that he/she mingled with real people or if maybe some editor wants to make a number story more 'human.'

Ok, Pat McCrory's favorite movie is

Animal House. oh, bullshat. PANDER!!!

And if it's not a pander, ... well ... I just have no words.

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." - Harry Truman

"They took all the trees and put them in a tree museum Then they charged the people a dollar 'n a half just to see 'em. Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got till it's gone? They paved paradise and put up a parking lot."

What?

Now if he'd said Rocky Horror Picture Show, I'd have had some respect for him, in a weird sort of way. But Animal House? Really? Jeebus.

Be the change you wish to see in the world. --Gandhi
Pointing at Naked Emperors

No, Rocky Horror is

Fred's favorite. Or maybe that's Blazzing Saddles, I can't remember. :-p

/ snark

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." - Harry Truman

"They took all the trees and put them in a tree museum Then they charged the people a dollar 'n a half just to see 'em. Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got till it's gone? They paved paradise and put up a parking lot."

Our local theater

is having a showing of RHPS on June 21. The 8 pm show is the "Brad" show, for the folks who don't want the full "experience". The midnight show is, well, you know.

I am looking forward to it with anticipa.....

Be the change you wish to see in the world. --Gandhi
Pointing at Naked Emperors

Oh yay!!!

I might have to come down to So. Pines, Mz Linda.

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." - Harry Truman

"They took all the trees and put them in a tree museum Then they charged the people a dollar 'n a half just to see 'em. Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got till it's gone? They paved paradise and put up a parking lot."