I’m betting though that you don’t – even if you have World Series fever – and who doesn’t these days? – you’ve still got a life, right?
Example: I totally would’ve have watched Game 2 Wednesday, but was in transit to Chicago and lucky to catch the key parts of the 6th inning in the bar at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab moments before I was whisked to my table.
Did the Wall Street Journal Really Call Ned Yost a ‘Dunce’
Of course not.
While I’ve been fairly observant, I confess that I missed the Wall Street Journal’s tongue-in-cheek headline diss of Royals manager Ned Yost – the one that seemingly referring to him as “a dunce.”
However, this is one of many example where people pull things out of context to try and make a point – or make something sound sexy -which often as not, is not that simple in the game of journalism.
Because nowhere in WSJ writer Brian Costa‘s story comparing Yost and Orioles skipper Buck Showalter did Costa come close to calling Yost a dunce. Overall the piece was actually pretty flattering.
But dunce? No way! Continue reading