Journalistic Sarcasm: Do you like yours sunny, sharp, and with one warhead pointed back at the author? If so, you’ll appreciate today’s Maureen Dowd column in the NY Times.
sample: “…The 49ers… stopped in San Francisco, two-and-a-half hours west of here, to buy supplies, such as bullets, salt meat and Levis. (And to buy shady ladies, or ‘soiled doves,’ as they were known, but we won’t get into that.) My San Francisco supplies were more modern: pre-torn jeans, a skim latte, a G.P.S., a cellphone and a laptop to get updates on the price of gold…”