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    Filed at 12:51 pm under by dcobranchi

    It must have been a very slow news day in Washington. The WaPo apparently needed to fill up column-inches. How else to explain the following, from an article on the never-ending quest for a new superintendent?

    Seventeen search committee members worked into the night Friday without pause, even interviewing one candidate over a catered dinner that included Caesar and tomato salads, side dishes of asparagus and broccoli and a choice of chicken, salmon or roast beef.

    Maybe the reporter is bucking for a restaurant critic gig.

    2 Responses to “MORE DETAIL THAN WE NEEDED”

    Comment by
    July 26th, 2004
    at 2:51 pm

    hmmm…lets see…
    There’s two kinds of salad, both asparagus and broccoli as sides, and they were trying to make him take the job by seeing all that green maybe? I wonder what color the meats were, sam-I-am. 😉

    Comment by
    July 26th, 2004
    at 3:58 pm

    I see that they whine and dine, on the taxpayer’s dime.

    I did spell whine correctly. 😉