The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
Normally posted every Sunday before 10:00 p.m. unless I'm lazy.
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For the week ending 5/17/08
This Week's Overall News Theme: Ralph Hardy

The Story Newark, Texas becomes the center of the universe when the story of Ralph Hardy, a 13 year old, buys hookers with his dad's credit card. And some the details from the original story have already been overlooked. For instance:

)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin Greatest. Paragraph. Ever. 

The Story And then the Messenger gets into the act by having Joe Duty create the fictional character.
News worthiness ****
The Spin And those legs over at the Messenger belong to whom?

The Story And although the story first broke on the award winning Liberally Lean blog, Fox 4's Lari Barager refuses to acknowledge that fact. Oh, well. We know the Messenger would give the appropriate love when it interviewed Newark Police Chief Gerald Wright:

News worthiness ****
The Spin "A blog?" Years of stealing the Messenger's content and this is the thanks I get?

The Story Kevin Riedle was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison,  Jaclyn Pennington was indicted for first degree Injury to A Child for the death of her daughter last February, and Colton Frazier McGuffin was indicted for intoxication manslaughter for the death of a Chico couple last November.
News worthiness ****
The Spin Where have you gone Ralph Hardy? Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you. Ooo ooo ooo.  

The Story
News worthiness **
The Spin I've read that thing 10 times. Is it earnest or sarcastic?

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