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TV: Tired of endless weather drivel

Letter by Paul Anderson, Steilacoom on Nov. 24, 2010 at 1:57 pm with 6 Comments »
November 24, 2010 1:57 pm

If you’re a reader of the opinion page, chances are you also read other papers like The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post or Los Angeles Times. Maybe even Mother Jones. But when I come home for the evening I want to watch some local news followed by some national news. It helps me cook dinner for my wife and me. Time to relax.

About two times a year one can’t do that in Washington. We are subjected to hours of endless weather drivel. Endless hours of the same weather stories on all three major local stations. And to make matters worse, they go beyond their half-hour news, adding hours and hours of weather drivel.

Enough already! You have a choice. If you subscribe to cable you can change the channel to BBC news or the PBS news hour. Anything is better than hours of weather drivel. Protest!

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  1. I always get a big kick out of KOMOPanicRadio, when they do their “driver to driver coverage”, where they encourage dolts in cars to make illegal calls on cellphones, while in treacherous traffic and conditions, so they can go on the air while they are driving, to tell people in Renton that its icy and slick in Bellevue!

    Only in the Puget Sound! Sheesh!

  2. 1) wet index finger
    2) hold high in the air
    3) if finger is colder on its southern facing side-precipitation coming
    4) if finger is colder on its northern facing side-clearing coming
    5) tell Steve to go get back in his “Poole”

  3. JungleBoy says:

    What would you rather have? Hours and hours of endless drivel about the weather, or hours and hours of endless drivel about Obama? As least when it’s about the weather, we get to see buses and cars careening down streets.

  4. JB – yeah your right , at least with the weather there’s real…hope and change…

  5. There is something poetic about weather and Obama and the word “careening” I think. HAAAA

  6. sumner402 says:

    Are all righties immature children or just the ones that post here?

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