My visit today with the Kvetch Page in the Daily News

Otherwise called the Voice of the People, the Daily News’s “letters to the editor” page.

Every day I learn what, uh, views are out there — and I mean “out there.” I’ve determined it’s my solemn duty to share my experience with you. I mean, why should I be sitting here marveling at some of my fellow citizens while you are desperately trying to avoid them?

So here we go:

A man in Queens complains that yellow cabs are parking overnight on the streets, taking up parking spaces which don’t belong to them. This complaint expands to a general assault on how our senators (all of them, apparently) are embezzling [sic] money and gold from other countries! The default bizarre sneers at Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, with extra points for denigrating Biden’s press secretary (think this guy is a racist?), and then NYC mayor Adams and our rat problem. Nobody is protecting our rights!!!

A guy opines about the new NYPD robot assigned to the Times Square subway station and offers a prayer some lunatic does not take an ax to it and bash it to bits.

(A big sigh prefacing…) The usual utterly incorrect protestations from a regular on this page who shows up today to state, as he always does, how the economy was great under Trump, gas prices were low, inflation is now the “highest in 40 years,” Trump controlled the border but now we’re being invaded by immigrants. (This guy lives in Connecticut.)

And John Fetterman should dress better, some people wrongly pick and choose bible quotes, a guy mailed checks to pay bills but the bills weren’t paid and his accounts were hacked and it’s USPS’s fault…

And why didn’t Joe Biden order a missile hit on Putin and Kim when they met? Because if he had, the whole world would be perfect.

But by tomorrow or Friday the nuts will be answered by the many sane people who read the Daily News.

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But which St. Petersburg?

[Sic] From Harper’s Weekly Review:

Austria’s pro-Russia former foreign minister was reported to be moving to St. Petersburg, along with her two ponies.

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News about certain predatory creatures

From Harper’s Weekly Review:

Chinese authorities asked residents of Maoming to stay inside after more than 70 crocodiles escaped a lake following a flood. A Florida woman was charged for allegedly leaving her son in a running car while she went swimming, saying that she wanted to “meet sharks,” and a tourist lost an arm after reportedly mistaking a shark for a tuna in Egypt. In San Francisco, landlords fought protesters at a cocktail party celebrating the end of the city’s eviction moratorium.

And from The New York Times:

Prince William visited a firehouse in Lower Manhattan. Among the crowd which gathered to welcome him and/or take selfies was a large but not fat rat which proceeded along the street until evacuating into a sewer.


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