Holiday reading

Matthew Hoy
By Matthew Hoy on December 28, 2010

Here’s some links that I’ve had up in my browser window for a few days:

The announced expectations was that it would attract 375,000 people by the end of the year.  It has only 8,000 enrollees, which means it missed its mark by 97.9%.  If any other major and controversial government program missed its delivery goals by 97.9%, would the Post report it in such anodyne terms?  For instance, if 97.9% of a military-weapons system failed to get delivered on time, how would the Post report that?  I doubt that the opening paragraph would be that “the Pentagon didn’t get as many artillery weapons as expected.”

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Perfectly said: “It’s not that the statue had become unworthy of the museum. It’s that the museum had become unworthy of the statue. “ https://www.nysun.com/editorials/theodore-roosevelt-back-to-the-badlands/91960/

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