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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Fuck Cleveland! The gauntlet is thrown down.

Posted By on Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 1:49 PM

Frank Lewis, the editor of our sister paper, The Cleveland Scene, sent us links to these two video hits on You Tube, but insisted that we had to watch them both in order, first one and then the other. And we did. And we have three thoughts.

Thought No. 1: Let us not, brothers and sisters of the Rust Belt, heap umbrage on one another, deprecating one another, when we should be uniting for an enlightened urban policy in a just economy that would better all of us.

Thought No. 2: How the fuck does Cleveland get off dissing us! Fuck them!

Thought No. 3: Isn’t there a video team here in the D that can rise to the challenge and put the Mistake on the Lake back in its place?

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