The Willamette Week, one of the state’s few equal opportunity critics, is starting off the year by taking one of their celebrities to task. They make a great point.
“[S]ending multiple emails offering us a chance to win one of 10 tickets to the Jan. 20 inauguration””if we donate $25 or more? Guess what, Mr. President-elect. We’ve lost our jobs. We’re so broke after the holidays we can’t even remember what money looks like. So please, stop guilting us for cash in the middle of a recession so you can throw a massive party we can’t attend. Until you stop with the nickel-and-diming, we’re swearing you in as our first Rogue of 2009. “