Terrific Op-ed in the LA Times by Neal Gabler today about the herd mentality of political reporting told by predicting that Romney will rise again in the media because that’s what the media needs. Basically, Gabler says,the media only have four stories to tell. The candidate is losing or winning, losing ground or gaining ground. … More Winning ground, losing ground, and why political reporting is always the same.
The recent outbreak of hantavirus in Yosemite National Park could have been devastating to the park and its concessionaires that run lodging facilities in the park. In brief, this mouse-turd-born disease infected at least 9 individuals who had stayed in tent cabins at the park, killing 3 of them. The tent cabins are a very … More Yosemite National Park. A+ for their handling of Hantavirus outbreak