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October 16, 2005

A Small Joke

Mike and I were talking about the Judith Miller fiasco, and I referred to Arthur Sulzberger, the publisher of the New York Times. However, I couldn't remember what his excruciatingly twee high-society family nickname was.

"Is it Pinch?" I wondered. "Or Punch?"

Mike said: "I believe it's Putsch."

Posted at October 16, 2005 03:38 PM | TrackBack

It's "Squid". He got the name because he shoots out jets of ink whenever he thinks he might get caught doing something reprehensible.

Posted by: Harry at October 16, 2005 07:25 PM

I thought small jokes were beneath this website. Unless you have an anonymous government source on the size of Sulzberger's phallus, I recommend a retraction.

Alternately, you could send Miller on an undercover investigation.

Posted by: Sully at October 16, 2005 08:03 PM