It looks like the presidential candidates aren’t the only ones getting catty.
Following the announcement that New Orleans-based newspaper, "The Times-Picayune," would reduce its print edition to three days a week, Louisiana Senator David Vitter issued a statement to Advance Publications Chairman Steve Newhouse, slamming the state of the paper and urging him to sell.
“Maybe you truly believe that your new model for the Times-Picayune will serve the region well. I do not. More importantly, no citizen of the region whom I've spoken to about this does. And I literally mean no one. This includes everyone at the Times-Picayune itself that I've spoken to.”
He goes on to call the digital platform “terribly inadequate” and tells Newhouse he’s “about to get smoked” by the competition.
And here’s the kicker:
“As a single member of our Congressional delegation, I actually have far more Facebook followers than your whole enterprise.”
Ouch. Show a little class, David! Your number of followers probably has something to do with that whole Washington, D.C. Madam thing. ...
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