Going a long way toward explaining their complete detachment from the realities that exist on this planet one need only look at their recent offerings having to do
Today we get an editorial supporting a "temporary" meals tax in Roanoke the intentions of which don't make any difference once the money hits the city coffers and needs - so many needs - will be addressed with it.
Yesterday we were subjected to a Times editorial in support of a tax on travelers over in Hampton Roads.
The day before that the Times gave a thumbs up to Governor Tim Kaine's (failed) effort to introduce an income tax surcharge that would have been applied to ___fill in the blank______.
In weeks past, they've been orgasmic over gas taxes and cigarette taxes and I-81 toll road taxes and corporate taxes ...
I could go on, but you get the point.
The well-being of our loved ones is unimportant. It's government's vitality that should be our major concern.
Meanwhile 8.4 million Americans - many of whom live here in Virginia - are desperate for the economy to turn around. Not the government. The economy. Them. Us.
Mars. The Roanoke Times editorial team must be living on Mars.