Comet senior political analyst Morton Reichbaum does not expect the Tiger Woods / Oakmont Country Club story to generate any kind of measurable, near-term political impact.
However, it does conform to what he describes as recent trends.
"The bloom is really off this ... this Ravenstahl." he says. "People are starting to wonder."
Signs of life from the City Planning Commission, which voted to reject UPMC signage on the U.S. Steel Tower. Calling the proposed sign "overkill," the ruling was a defeat for Board Chair Wrenna Watson. (P-G, Ann Belser; Trib, Jeremy Boren)
Animal Rescue League is back at the bargaining table; keen to train DPW workers in how to handle euthanisations. (P-G, Mark Belko)
Jim Rohr flags the region for high business taxes, government fragmentation, poor airline service, and an unskilled workforce. He chairs the Alllegheny Conference, and he did not return any public money. (P-G, Dan Fitzpatrick)