They seemed disinterested in competing, apparently ready to pack their cars and head for those offseason vacations. (Richard Justice, "Defeatism surfaces in locker room," Houston Chronicle, December 20, 2010)
. . . than the gleeful libs at the Houston Chronicle gave him?
Mr. DeLay's conduct was wrong. It was typical of his no-holds barred approach to political combat. But when Mr. DeLay, following his conviction, assailed "the criminalization of politics," he had a fair point.
RICK ANDERSON, "God's Feet in My Sandbox: Waiting for the goose to forgive me," Garrison in the News, October 21, 2010
I reached down, grabbed the piece of bread and hurled it at ahim again. The wind blew it right back at me. I picked it up again and held it out toward the goose who was close enough now to grab it from my hand.