b)Horsey and the P-I only enjoy a subscription circulation these days of around 185,000 according to the last Metro survey. Not much out of a regional population count of 3.2 million. Their core audience is inside the city limits of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Seattle. The only way they can garner any attention in the American held 'burbs is being controversial.
c) I hope you sent that to the Letters to the Editor, although I doubt seriously it will be printed.
d) It's the Pravda-International. What did you expect?? :-)
The PI has an excellent website which I check daily for sports, local news, and weather. They should figure out how to make more money from the website--I don't want them to go belly-up. They are hopelessly liberal, but I don't pay much attention to their editorials. I delivered the paper in Seattle when I was a kid, so it is a 50 year residual loyalty. I miss the call of the paper sellers at the Gold Cup races-- peeAYYE PAAYpr!
Good whiskey is good whiskey. Nothing wrong with JD. I'd be honored to hoist one with you in your neck of the woods any day.