This doesn’t trouble me as much as it does other readers for two reasons. 1. In this point in time Gannett is largely irrelevant. So is Tribune. If Gannett want to pay a 63% high quality to buy a buggy whip producer, well, good. It’ll hasten their demise.
2. The idiots in our midst have always done what they’re instructed to do. Look at your coworkers and neighbors. This is not going to make sure they are any less informed than they already are. Their thoughts are possessed by corporate and business advertising. They believe everything the news headlines press parrots. They have been elevated and conditioned to take action. They haven’t any interest in the truth. 3. The overall economy is contracting. I read this morning that Bob Evans is closing 27 restaurants. They’ve been in business forever and they can’t even sell eggs and pancakes now. Sears is in the death spiral.
Walmart will soon be as well. Target seems hellbent on sacrificing itself on the altar of political correctness. Good for them. fewer choices means more money in my pocket. Gannett’s pool of advertisers is evaporating before our eyes! Their printing properties won’t exist in five years and their digital properties are terrible.
Nobody goes to them. ONCE I start to see the Gannett format I run for the hillsides. I don’t care what Tully must say. Not a little even. There’s a delicious irony in the fact that Gannett is buying dead companies. They’re not as … Read more