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“Three guys in a garage create YouTube, and we’ve got 800 people in Chicago who don’t know their ass from a hole in the ground!”

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a Sam Zell freakout. Fortunately, NPR is on the case. I hope Zell is able to kick-start the Trib, but as a reader I’m not sure I consider the paper’s entire D.C. bureau “overhead.” Allow me to make a suggestion or two.