A certain amount of irony today, with the media airwaves saturated with the firing of Don Imus (and with old white guy after old white trying to buck up their pal and downplay what an ass he has been) on the day the author and writer extraordinaire Kurt Vonnegut passes away.
Good thing, I suppose, there wasn't a new, breaking Anna Nicole Smith story ... It likely would have bumped both of them.
So It Goes ... R.I.P Billy Pilgrim
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