Thursday, January 16, 2014

Bait & Switch

The Wrong Questions

If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about the answers.”

  —Thomas Pynchon, author  

• Editorial Comment: Dammit, press corps. Keep your eyes on the damn ball!

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