ChaliceChick highlights an online chat featuring Washington Post Executive Editor Len Downie, Jr. in part because if the Executive Editor is God, my own dear Hubby would be a cherub. At least I think he looks cherubic.
That, and defending using the right words. I've noticed a rising laxity among educated people in clear and accurate language. A shame, that, and I imagine that the weeks towards Election Day will give us a few tortured English words bound to be classics of half-truth. Mark my words.