Week Around the Ists
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- Torontoist took issue with an ad campaign treating homeless people like billboards, especially after the ad agency's creative director proved he maybe didn't know what "exploitive" means.
- LAist found it to be a sad and grim week with a major train collision leaving over 20 dead (photos), a serial killer on the loose and a deeper look into Skid Row.
- DCist snapped some shots of the Pentagon Memorial opening.
- Phillyist was all about saving cats and dogs this week—especially from assholes who want to do them harm.
- Seattlest wondered if they should be nervous about a new poll that shows McCain gaining on Obama in Washington.
- Shanghaiist covered the latest food scandal in China involving infant milk powder tainted with melamine.
- Gothamist observed the seventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Question: Is this NY Post cover too crass?
- Bostonist learned about the unconventional political views of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and comedian cats and dogs this week—especially from assholes who want to do them harm.
- Londonist speculated on what might have happened when 2000 pints of beer were mistakenly delivered to Windsor Castle (the Royal Residence), instead of the nearby pub of the same name.
- SFist wondered where city officials were during a particularly heinous crime wave affecting the city's Mission district.