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"If we stand indivisible, we’ll all ride the dirigible."


Ah, the humanity...the AEG blimp comes to town.

Yes, he admits he copped the rhyme from a Jersey punk band. But Jon Regardie, not only downtown's biggest voice but also a long-standing pro football fan, weighs in on AEG's all-that-jazzy-razzmattazzy efforts to land a stadium in southwest downtown.
The amazing thing is, the seeming press conference on Tuesday, Feb. 1, contained almost no news. The hook, that Farmers Insurance is buying the naming rights to the stadium, actually appeared Jan. 8, when the L.A. Times’ Sam Farmer (probably no relation) reported a deal was nearly done. The day before the event, Rick Orlov of the Daily News presented more details.

Yet there everyone was, lauding a deal in which no money has yet to change hands for a stadium project that currently lacks an architect...
&c. It's amusing, it's colorful, and it's a welcome break from this awful election cycle.