Traditionally, Thanksgiving signifies the official beginning of the holiday season — though most malls have had Christmas displays up since Halloween. But while most people look forward to gorging on turkey and pie, Thanksgiving marks the start of a much less pleasant tradition: sitting and waiting through holiday sobriety checkpoints.
Few situations match the political jockeying, back-room lobbying and public posturing of a college presidential vacancy.
To the editor:
Of all the things that have been said recently about Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson’s crusade against online gambling, there’s one missing: He’s right.