About every five years, Maureen Dowd writes a great one. This is it.
So damned much goes uncovered now. But some papers didn’t cover this stuff even when they had plenty of staffers. Pulitzer sniffers, a lot of them. Covering a police beat was beneath them.
But that’s how you learn. Really. And it was infuriating, fun, horrifying and uplifting. I wouldn’t trade it for anything.
Apparently austerity depresses economic growth!
As I’ve mentioned, I just love musical documentaries, and tonight I’m watching “Family Band: The Cowsills” on Showtime. God, what a talented bunch they are — and what obstacles they’ve overcome. Whew!
I love their version. Stones:
Really, I’m one of the grossest people in the world, but even for me, this is too much.