- Luke Ravenstahl, after
decidingbeing instructed by the privateers to reapproach council members with another pitch for the Not-So-Great InsolvenCity Parking Garage Sale, dialed up the persuasiveness quotient with three new arguments: (1) council* has been "irresponsible," (2) your plan is a "risky scheme," and (3) you're all* idiots.
In other words, when the mayor declared a week ago that he would not spend one more minute promoting his proposed lease, he was telling the truth.
- The Post-Gazette editorial board endorsed Adam Ravenstahl.
- The University of Pittsburgh has begun to offer parents and students a novel way to avoid skyrocketing tuition. A new Pitt policy disinclines students to seek medical help for alcohol-related problems . . . and dead students do not pay tuition.
Infinonytune: Basket Case, Green Day