Thursday, January 26, 2006

And what do YOU call it?

Many Palestinians in Charlotte sat glued to their televisions and computers Wednesday for news on the historic Palestinian election.

Feelings were mixed on the expected impact: Some called the Palestinians' first truly competitive vote a monumental sign of future democracy. Others considered it a meritless maneuver when some areas are still under what some call Israeli occupation.

Hmm. And exactly what might the Foremost Newspaper of the Carolinas call it?

If you're going to turn cityside loose on an international story, you should make sure it can pass a simple qualifying test first. And if you're going to smoke reefer before writing stories, you shouldn't buy it from Bill Safire.


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