Political Haiku: Calbuzzer Nails NYT Editorial in 13 Words
Tony Seton of Monterey is the hands-down winner of the Calbuzz Community Challenge to sum up the baffling Sunday New York Times editorial about a federal bailout for California in 15 words or less.
With two whole words left over, Seton expertly captured all the key points, illogic and flavor of a classic East Coast Mulls Left Coast edit:
“Bail out banks not people. Sit on hands. Obfuscate. Only time will tell.”
As a bonus, the Calbuzzer also provided a link to the famed Steinberg poster that the chin-stroking Timesman clearly contemplated before setting pen to paper. Congratulations to Tony, and thanks to all who played.
Now if CalBuzz would be so kind as to explain Paul Krugman’s column of the following day…