Brad DeLong frequently asks, "Why oh why can't we have a better press corps?" Perhaps the answer is that he doesn't subscribe to our local Connecticut Valley Spectator. In this week's edition, contributing writer Eric Francis dissects our local Ruby Ridge in the making. A teaser:
PLAINFIELD - Alice in Wonderland said it best: "If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't."
On Monday, two dozen reporters from as far away as Boston and Washington, D.C. were treated to a first-hand look at the parallel universe of Ed and Elaine Brown when the couple called a press conference on the front porch of their Plainfield home and vowed not to be taken alive by the U.S. Marshals who have been tasked to bring them into custody so they can start serving their five-year federal prison sentences for tax evasion.
Let's give him a Voxy and get him in the White House press corps.