Leading Off (07/28/08)

1. The Rev. C.A.W. Clark, Sr., a “master of the pulpit” who turned Good Street Baptist Church into one of Dallas’ first black megachurches, died yesterday. He was 93.

2. More than 150 people, up in arms over the proposed move of Jenny the elephant to the Africam Safari Park in Mexico, staged a protest at the Dallas Zoo. The group calls itself Concerned Citizens for Jenny, though I think we can all agree that Jabari’s Army or the Mourning Zoo would have been completely acceptable substitutes.

3. Jessica Simpson is set to jinx the Cowboys’ season even earlier than last yearmake an appearance at Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, says her press-shy father Joe. Where is Jabari’s Army when you need it?

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6 responses to “Leading Off (07/28/08)”

  1. Emilio Velasquez, Jr. says:

    I am so pleased to see that my sweet Gidget Willey and her Dallas Morning News Editorial Board has so sensibly endorsed moving Jenny to the wonderful facility in Puebla.

    In a few weeks or months, when Jenny passes naturally from the fullness that has been her life, so many, many happy, laughing, chewing children will then be able to enjoy the tasty Jenny all over again.

    Thank you, my sweet Gidget, for so wonderfully affirming for us and the happy, chewing children the full Circle that is Life!

    Emilio

  2. Bethany says:

    Did anyone tell Tim that Trey had another op-ed in the DMN?

  3. Amy A says:

    I blame the Country music fans for not taking one for the team and buying into her new sound so that she’d be too busy with her new country music career to hang around Tony. C’mon Bubba! Buy that CD and let’s get the girl on tour by September!

  4. MushMouth says:

    Can’t we just send Jenny to Oxnard and Mrs. Ed to Africam Safari Park?

  5. Daniel says:

    Nobody ever said a good quarterback is characterized by intellectual depth. And as long as Tony Romo is dating Jessica Simpson, nobody ever will.

  6. bill says:

    when are we gonna get to see her topless….its been like 10 years now….