It's Jan. 20th. The day of Bush's swearing in - aka the coronation. There is a war in Iraq and a Tasmani flattened portions of SE Asia. Here in Houston cars are crashing into the new metro rail, the city is facing a budget shortfall and the Boys of Enron are about to go to trial.
And what does our local news use as their "teaser" story for the night? Dog gives birth to record litter of puppies.
Our local news appears to be a conspiracy to keep us from realizing that we live in the 4th largest city in the nation.
It would be funny if it wasn't so pathetic.