Saturday, October 01, 2011

Kicking the habit: Less soaring, more boring

Tired of reading the Economist's endless praise of Barack Obama and his supposed unequaled eloquence, Russ Ross of St George, Utah, writes a short and to-the-point letter to the editor:
SIR – I used to throw back a shot every time I read the phrase “soaring rhetoric” in an article about Barack Obama, but I eventually kicked the habit. Perhaps you should consider doing the same (Lexington, August 27th).
And so, the headline chosen for the item became:
Less soaring, more boring