Greatest reader hits and the %$# Posse (Excerpts)
Republic, May 20, 2001
Box 1950, Phoenix, AZ 85001
By David Leibowitz
These past few weeks, the mailbag has started to bulge. You know the drill:
So many queries, so little airtime, so few column inches. Still, one hates to
let such rapier-like wit go to waste. Thus, for your reading pleasure, heres
a medley of the audiences recent greatest hits: %&*?@$%,
Just got through with your May 6 drivel about Hull and the gay sex laws . .
. Wouldnt you people be better off if you kept it to your selfs and in your
own bedroom? Its not like Arpaio has an %$# Posse knocking down bedroom
doors to take you to jail. But I guess youd probably like jail anyway,
What, you thought I was kidding about rapier-like wit? Give the above
e-mailer some credit, though: How much would you like to bet, right now the
sheriff is busy forming Americas first-ever "%$# Posse"?
From: email@example.com It seems that you endorse a continued
degradation of our Arizona laws. Such a pitty . . . You could be a force for
good. People of the behavior You and Steve May would advance are on more sign
of the low moral level that our country is descending into.
Hey, Chili, good points. Well, at least on good point. By the way, pitty
Your spellchecker is busted.
- Reach Leibowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org or (602) 241-6819. His column
appears on Page B2 on Sundays. He can be heard on KTAR 620-AM weekdays
from 9 a.m. to noon.