The Morning Report
Get the news and information you need to take on the day.
Upon reading about the rumor that I was positioning myself for a job at the U-T in my last post, a reader wrote me the following:
You’ll need a different hair style.
That leads me perfectly into my next post:
So I’m watching the Padres game last night, and I see a new (at least to me) ad from motorcycle man Mike Shelby.
It was pretty cool. The set up: America’s losing its freedoms. There’s no more diving boards in swimming pools (I didn’t know that. I guess I haven’t been to a pool in a while. I’m upset.).
The kicker: “Helmet laws suck,” Shelby says.
And then he said something I liked: If you disagree with him, come on down to the Harley shop and we’ll talk it out. It was a pleasant thing to hear.
You’ll recall Mike ran for mayor last year. I can’t say I got to know him, but I spent some time with him. I don’t recommend disagreeing with him.
He referred to me once as “that guy” with a “crew cut.” (For the record: I disagree. I don’t have a crew cut. I have short hair. But not a crew cut. I haven’t had a crew cut since JV basketball.)
I can’t imagine being a reporter before the Internet.