Me and the Times: Wrong Again.
Regarding "Bloomberg: Piranha or Pariah? In or Out?" (June 21), Vickie Campbell writes:
Thanks for reading, and you are so right. I was trying to answer another reader's question about what exactly New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg said yesterday. That reader wrote:
Yeah, well, I sniffed it out and relied on this Times morsel:
Wrong. I dug up the CBS Evening News clip and Bloomberg did indeed say "piranha," and reader Campbell is right in saying he rhymed it with banana.
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Not that there's anything wrong with being a pariah — just ask Marge Simpson.
Anyway, that's what I get for relying on the Times when I should have been watching Katie Couric deliver the news. But I just can't bring myself to watch her.
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