"We're Complex, So Excuuuuuuse Us"
''All newspapers know that circulation departments are big, complex, far-flung operations." That's Gary B. Pruitt, chairman, pres., and CEO of the McClatchy newspaper chain, which has been notified by the Securities and Exchange Commission that its circulation figures are under review.
Translation: We can't be expected to know how many newspapers we sell a day in our little burg, but Halliburton can't be excused from any error that occurs in purchasing, moving and providing tons of materials to troops in a hostile war zone. Nice.