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Eye on Miami takes on the Miami Herald's vacuous coverage of traffic and everything else. These guys have 20-20 vision:

We don't know who the cheerleaders are or what their fluff sessions at One Herald Plaza sound like, or the steady chatter from the outside that persuades executives and editors that its readers are too immature to face the ugly truths about our communities on a regular basis.

Take today's editorial, "Unclogging the roads", for instance. What is the great opportunity for applause? "Broad support" at a recent Miami Chamber of Commerce for re-timing traffic lights, a website, and "a long list of other ideas."

Chuck Strouse

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