Quote of the week – Why Los Angelenos are not interested in politics

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From the Los Angeles Times, seeking to explain a 16% turn-out in recent elections:

One problem is that polls suggest most people get their news from local television stations, which devote far more time to covering the weather — which is exactly the same 320 days a year — than to local politics and government.

At least in Blighty we can excuse our fascination with the weather due to its “four seasons in one day” proclivities.


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