The following is an excerpt from OpinionJournal’s “Best of the Web” at WSJ written by the editor, James Taranto.
Other Than That, the Story Was Accurate
“An earlier version of this article misstated the name of the organization that cared for the cat after the incident. It was the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, not the American Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals.”–New York Times, Sept. 29
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“What Jimmy Carter Did Right”–headline, CNN.com, Oct. 1
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TheWire.com headlines a story “Here’s How America’s Sports Bars Are Faring During the NFL Crisis”:
The Wire spoke with sports bar owners and managers across the country to see how the recent difficulties within the NFL have affected business. Even though at least one bar banned the NFL from its TVs, many fans seem determined to watch the game regardless of the domestic abuse incidents and cover-up rumors.
Chappell’s is one of the most popular sports bars in the nation, referenced by Sports Illustrated and USA Today as one of the best places to watch the Super Bowl. “We are closed Sundays, but we talk about football all during the week, and we watch the games Thursday night. There is no change. Everyone wants to talk football,” said owner Jim Chappell. . . .
[Tom’s NFL American Sports Bar and Grill in Miami] is so dedicated to pro football, they put it in their name. A manager told The Wire that they have as many fans in as ever before. “We will still show the games, and people are still showing up. We have been packed every day.”
That’s right, people are watching football in sports bars, and TheWire.com is ON IT.
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