Monday, May 23, 2011

From the "Reporter"'s Notebook

What in the blue blazes impels Patrick Fitzgerald (in the Dow Jones Daily Bankruptcy Review) to refer to Douglas Baird et al. as "self-styled "bankruptcy scholars'" instead of just "bankruptcy scholars," as they surely are (get my point?--Watch the quotation marks.)?

Calling this panel of luminaries "scholars" is at least as noncontroversial as calling the Wall Street Journal a "newspaper."  Oh, wait...

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