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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

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I’m baaaccckkk.  Took  about 10 days off from this feature to enjoy July 4th, go whitewater rafting and ink a few new business deals.  But, oh, boy, does the paper of record in Florida need as much scrutiny as ever. See, this is the problem with PolitiFact, other than having Cristina Silva gimmick up the place, the decision to run a PolitiFact piece is arbitrary as a child’s letter to Santa.  Today, the paper is boldly running a story about how…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

I’m baaaccckkk.  Took  about 10 days off from this feature to enjoy July 4th, go whitewater rafting and ink a few new business deals.  But, oh, boy, does the paper of record in Florida need as much scrutiny as ever. See, this is the problem with PolitiFact, other than having Cristina Silva gimmick up the place, the decision to run a PolitiFact piece is arbitrary as a child’s letter to Santa.  Today, the paper is boldly running a story about how…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

First question: Ernest, are we gonna re-schedule? — She’s baaaccckkk.  Saint Petersblog nemesis Cristina Silva has returned from a four-month stint in Tallahassee.  The former City Hall reporter tweeted yesterday: @cristymsilva: back in St. Petersburg after nearly four months. What did I miss? Silva actually has an interesting PolitiFact piece answering the important question of whether that’s Barack Obama in the Whoomp! video. Because all black people look alike to the Tea Party racists who first concocted this rumor. Talk about getting…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

First question: Ernest, are we gonna re-schedule? — She’s baaaccckkk.  Saint Petersblog nemesis Cristina Silva as returned from a four-month stint in Tallahassee.  The former City Hall reporter tweeted yesterday: @cristymsilva: back in St. Petersburg after nearly four months. What did I miss? Silva actually has an interesting PolitiFact piece answering the important question of whether that’s Barack Obama in the Whoomp! video. Because all black people look alike to the Tea Party racists who first concocted this rumor. Talk about getting…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

I was ghastly ill over the weekend (why do I always get sick in May?), so today’s edition is a blend of commentary from Sunday and Monday’s editions of the St. Petersburg Times. As always, the best read on Monday comes via Tom Jones and his “Shooting from the lip” column.  A full page of insight into the world of sports that you didn’t already know from watching ESPN. Worst read is, as usual, Ernest Hooper’s banal column. Speaking of…

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