Houston Dissed, A Continuing Saga

What is it about Houston that makes Washington-area media go stupid?

Yesterday it was USA Today, raving about all the terrific stuff to do here. Including, according to a picture, The Texas Cyclone at Astroworld, which has been an empty lot for years.

Today it's the Washington Independent, in an article called "The New Boom Towns."

The article is accompanied by a large picture with the caption "Dallas, home of Exxon-Mobile, has seen job growth while the economy takes a downward turn."

It shows a picture of Houston's skyline.

But maybe it makes sense, in whatever world spells ExxonMobil with an e at the end.

-- Richard Connelly

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >