The execrable Pittsburgh Tribune Review, local mouthpiece of right-wing attack machine financier Richard Scaife, may be putting subtle editorial messages
in its regular coverage of the Paul O'Neill media frenzy:
Several days of round-the-clock TV news reports and talk-show appearances by Paul O'Neill fanned first-day sales of "The Price of Loyalty" around the country and here in Pittsburgh.
It is ranked the No. 1 best-seller on both the Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com Web sites, which base their rankings on books they sell over the Internet.
And based on calls to a handful of local bookstores Tuesday evening, "The Price of Disloyalty" apparently was impossible to buy in Pittsburgh, where O'Neill still lives after his long career at Alcoa and brief stint in the Bush administration.
Barnes & Nobles stores in Downtown, Squirrel Hill and Waterworks had either sold out or reserved their few remaining books for buyers, as had Borders Books Music & Cafes in the South Hills and North Hills. All of the stores said they had reordered fresh copies.
Well, I got my
Note: This "typo" is remarkably consistent with this editorial.