The hard drinking husband of a popular female politician makes headlines while the Trib staff makes news itself in a gossip magazine. The Trib learns a hard lesson about what happens when private lives become public from Rossi's tough coverage of elected official, Bonita Worth, and Lou's firing of a resentful reporter. Written by
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I stand by my story.
You can stand by it, you can pat it on it's head, you can clutch it to your bosom, we're not gonna print it like this, it's lousy journalism. Next time you want to pin somebodies hide to the barn, you'd better use facts for nails.
That's a lousy metaphor.
References Lou Grant: Hit