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The stenographer is, oh, so predictable, the weather isn’t.

It snowed yesterday in west central Missouri.

Yesterday the stenographer had a thing or two to say about Senator Claire McCaskill’s plane issue:

In political circles, that’s not the sound of a leaky faucet. It’s insider lingo for a bad-news story that won’t go away….

….The classic example: Woodward & Bernstein’s coverage of Watergate. The burglary….

….And on and on it went.

Drip, drip, drip.

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, is in the midst of one of those cycles. It’s a place where no self-respecting politician wants to be….

False equivalence? Check. Let’s see, apparently, in the stenographer’s mind a wide ranging conspiracy and the resultant cover up is equivalent to the failure to pay property taxes on a plane which was self reported by a politician and accompanied by that politician’s immediate mea culpa.

Contrast that instance of taking responsibility with another politician in Missouri, who, by the way, won reelection.

Then, there’s this little gem:

….The recent stories open the door for reporters to go farther….

You mean you don’t dig around unless prompted by someone else? Just asking.

That’s what I thought. As useful as a lawn full of plastic flamingos.