The Amazing Philly Newspaper Disaster

I have been beefing about the Times media desk a little recently, so it’s definitely on me to say that today’s story about the pending sale of Philadelphia’s newspapers is AMAZING and BRUTAL. The likely buyers — who are being prevented from having any competing bidders in the sale — are former governor Ed Rendell, the owner of the Philly Flyers, a Democrat party bundler and a “parking lot and banking magnate.” What could go wrong?