Boulders hidden in bags placed on freewayA LATE-NIGHT prank on one of Melbourne's main freeways has damaged two vehicles.Two boulders had been hidden inside McDonald's take-away paper bags and placed on the EastLink Freeway …
I don't get it - are you saying this is bad reportage?
Sorry to be confusing. I don't put this in the same category as what Rupert Murdoch has done to reportage and journalism. But it's that tiny drip that erodes away meaning, that I am taking a swipe at. This is a non-story that was made into a story by the use of gross exaggeration. A boulder is something that a man can hide behind. A boulder is what Wile E. Coyote strains at. A boulder needs two men at least to lift, and if it can fit into a McDonald's take-away paper bag, that's some whopper of a SuperSize Meal.
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