Thursday, July 12, 2007

Seven Days in July

The Mayor doesn't want to run again. He's weary and burnt-out. His initiatives these days are half-baked and tend to fail. In his previous terms, he sold his soul to the developers, but now knows that was a mistake. The City is on the verge of bankruptcy, and the books are so screwed up no one really knows how bad it might be. He knows his support has waned. Only the cult of personality remains solidly in his camp, yet that is still enough to get him re-elected.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Journalism gospel

Narrative always drives, and the facts ride shotgun.