shorter matt tully:
i mean, really, what more needs to be said?
update: after who knows how many hours, the page is fixed—well, sort of; the headline is still fubar—and i think i preferred the old, busted version. the column includes a "dozen points of hope"; here's #3:
3. The mayor's Chinatown plan will become reality. Ballard bashers have made fun of this idea, but at least he's thinking.
we make fun of the idea because it's astonishingly naive, the kind of thing you'd expect from an eight-year-old. in fact, we mock the idea because it proves that ballard isn't thinking, because if you actually ponder the idea for 30 seconds, you'll realize it's stupid. ¶