Satirical Meta Irony!


Credit the Los Angeles Times with documenting how the national media always gets Las Vegas wrong by reporting it from a Starbucks near the Strip: “Unable to resist gambling metaphors, commentators insist that America’s once-swaggering devil-may-care mecca has rolled an ugly pair of economic snake eyes.” But in its story on Las Vegas “pining for a little respect,” the Times chooses to rehash every negative label attached to the city over the past few years. Thanks for nothing!

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