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Monday, June 09, 2003
Ftrain (via Gawker reprints a NYT advertisement from 1869:

Its EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT will be conducted in a spirit of fairness and impartiality, free alike from personal rancor or undue favoritism; and will be the production of the ablest and most experienced writers upon all the subjects treated.

Yeah, it's almost as if journalistic standards have changed since eighteen sixty fucking nine. They don't have editorials in verse anymore, like they used to. (They do have editorials about verse, however.) Oh well. I like my editorials with a little impartiality.