A caveat: File this post under the category that includes rants about the press playing to the lowest common denominator. With the latest “worst heat wave ever” and a slow news cycle we’re treated to stories proving to us how 95 degrees of Fahrenheit is oppressive.
|Unbearable heat in action. If you see it, call the news tip line.
|The worst part of these stories is the faux public service that the talking heads perform by reminding us how to beat the heat. Among other insightful nuggets we get “slow down” and “dress for summer”. All bullet-pointed for our apparent illiteracy and as if we would wear parkas, sock hats and our favorite knock-off Burberry scarf in July while running our first 5k. Read more of this post