Narcissistic Local Newsies

For the rest of you, the top story today is the arrest of John Muhammed and Lee Malvo. For Seattleites, the top story (at least on the radio) is local newsies reporting on their own presence at the investigation scene in Tacoma, where a tree trunk used for target practice was hauled away yesterday. Periodically, they break away to say, “Oh, and he was arrested” and then return to breathless reports on the “Northwest Connection” to the sniper story and to describe the bright lights set up at the investigation scene by all the media who have swooped down to give breathless updates on their breathless updates about their presence there.

I love living at the center of world events.