We’re chasing quotes all the way into a new year

city_scope_logo-cmykIt’s a tradition embraced by this corner over the past decade or so — bidding farewell to the departing year with a bevy of quotes gleaned from the comings and goings of the previous 365 days.

What began as the stage for those in the glare of the spotlight at city hall has now become a forum that includes Times-Journal readers and T-J website and Facebook posters.

Revisiting the wit and wisdom — and at times the lack of same — can often ruffle the feathers of those quoted and we offer in our defence this observation from George Orwell — born Eric Arthur Blair — English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic.

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.” Continue reading