OK, Reporters, Cut the Crap
“There’s so much garbage being disguised as fact and so many gasbags posing as sages; somebody has to cut through the crap. That’s the job of reporters, and their job will be more important than at any time in history.”
—Carl Hiaasen, columnist and author, “Carl Hiaasen on Human Weirdness,” Smithsonian Magazine, 2010.
• Editorial Comment: Hear, hear. But the question this raises is this: What the heck is Carl Hiaasen doing in Smithsonian Magazine?
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Seriously, Better Days Are Coming
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