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Foreign media review for Super Bowl Week

I've been waiting for a news report about Detroit from a non-Detroit source. Wolf sent me a link from the London Times Online, Can white superstars breathe new life into downbeat Motown? It's pretty hard on Detroit, but not unbelieveable. This sentence made me guffaw, though:
The Rolling Stones are white and rich, Detroit is poor and black. But they do at least share a growing decrepitude.
So they are hard on the Rolling Stones too. Maybe the Times is hard on everything, so their article on Detroit should be discounted ....

Nah, probably not. In a few days, when the last of the revelers and the media have left, we'll still have too many abandoned buildings and vacant lots, too much crime, too much poverty, and a whole mess of other intractible problems. And eventually, all the fake facades will start falling apart, just like they eventually did after the 1980 Republican National Convention.

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