Believe me, I understand trying to come up with a column topic on deadline. Lack of ideas generally leads to things like this, where you insert yourself into the story and make a couple quick phone calls (maybe) so that you have "other" viewpoints.
Here is today's from the second-in-command, editorially speaking, at my former employer. Please raise your hand if you find it clueless, tactless, thoughtless, or all of the above that he could bitch about something this trivial when he A) still has a job, unlike a number of his colleagues and B) said job pays him well enough to be able to afford it.
Now playing: Elliott Smith - I Better Be Quiet Now