Monday, November 28, 2005

Why I love small town newspapers

This was taken from my town's newspaper, the Daily Press. Actually, It's techinically the town next to mine and I'm pretty sure it's the only newspaper for the entire county. Here's the preface to an actual letter to the editor that ran Friday:

(Editor's Note: In the past there has been some confusion when publishing letters to the editor from Dan Young, because there is more than one person named Dan Young who lives in Delta County. Not only do two of them have the same name, but also live on the same street. For the sake of identification, the follow letter is from the Dan Young who lives on South 22nd Street but does not own and operate a downtown business.)

The letter goes on to bash republicans and so forth. I just love that intro to it. And I love living in a town small enough where they can put in this disclaimer before the letter and people then know which Dan Young wrote the letter. Ahh, da U.P., I miss you.

4 comments:

Cecilia said...

That is really funny. I miss Escanaba right now so bad. I miss the comrades so bad. I want to go home... I hate community.

Cecilia said...

But I do not want to go home and do anything that is a bad idea. I want only good ideas and Ada. I love Ada... And loaf. And pasties. And beef runs. And girls' day out. And Ada--she's the best. And GOOD ideas, like my comrades!

Golda said...

It sounds like you need to go home. You need a break from your Boston life. Don't worry, Christmas is almost here and we'll be rartying it up on the streets of Gladstone/Escanaba comrade style before you know it!

Brian said...

The Daily Press editorial page confuses me greatly. One day the editor will write a fringe right-wing rant and then the next 3 days they'll print letters criticizing Republicans, but then the editor will start spewing GOP talking points again. I just don't understand...