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The Seattle Times editor who objected to the very few members of his newsroom who cheered the resignation of Karl Rove has clarified his thoughts in an email to the staff. "A good newsroom is a sacred and magical place," he told the staff. Also, he wrote in the memo, "Please, please get your robe sizes in to wardrobe by the next dark moon for the autumn equinox celebration. If you don't have your new robe, we won't let you into the star circle when we butcher the goats, and Gaia will be angry!"

UPDATE: Seattle Editor Declares, Keep Political Views to Yourself — Then Responds to Reaction [E&P]