McClatchy Journo Takes Who-Cares Approach to Storm

The headline to McClatchy reporter’s Shashank Bengali’s story is obnoxious – or else a freezing but refreshing alternate view of Washington’s self-importance: Blizzard paralyzes Washington, but is that really news?

An excerpt:

Back-to back storms have turned snow day in the nation’s capital to snow week. Federal agencies have been closed since Friday afternoon, the House of Representatives and the Senate have canceled all votes and the endless stream of luncheons, congressional hearings, press conferences and cocktail parties – the lifeblood of political Washington – is frozen.

Forgive most Americans if they haven’t noticed.

Read the story here.

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