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Washington Post Crashed-and-Burned Watch

Some people are criticizing stories like this morning's page 1:

Market for Romance Goes From Bullish to Sheepish: Market for Romance Goes From Bullish to Sheepish Are Guys With Less to Spend Less of a Catch? By Tara Bahrampour Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, February 25, 2009; A01

I, however, am tired of people who complain about articles like this. In an age in which newsrooms have fewer and fewer reporters, and so are becoming pickier and pickier about what they're covering, it is nice to know that the plight of the single and moneyed is still one of the most important things for the Washington Post to cover.