Given the Globe's history of dubious trend pieces, today's front-page story on the expanding appeal of ice fishing--"Enthusiasm is catching: Ice fishing now a pursuit for all ages, both genders"--hardly comes as a surprise. Still, I'd be remiss if I didn't note just how shaky its foundations are.
Let's start with the nut graf, which comes right after the jump:
DQM hears that Tom Finneran has told WRKO he'll quit his problematic State Police lobbying gig.
As I await a callback from Entercom, WRKO's parent company, let me note that this won't mean squat if Finneran can't kick his lobbyist mindset.
[B]arack and Hillary have made their intentions clear regarding Iraq
and the war on terror. They would retreat and declare defeat.
Well, yesterday, he was chiding me. He said not to whine. Today, he's changed his position on whining, and today he's for whining. So once again, Mitt has been able to take both sides of all issues, including whining.