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Sunday, June 5, 2011


This Wall Street Journal article on the “ever-more-appalling offerings for adolescent readers” gets it so wrong it almost feels like a parody.

If you're on twitter, rebut this idea with the hashtag #yasaves and @wsj. We can't say it any better than you guys can, so here's a screen grab of some of your stories, prompted by the awesome Maureen Johnson:


Lorie Ann Grover said...

Hot, hot, hot!

Micol Ostow said...

Thanks, Melissa! Unbelievable.

Edward L Cote said...

Consider the source. The WSJ is a conservative paper now owned by the same company as Fox News. They have a vested interest in stirring up constant culture wars.

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