Over at the Star-Tribune's buzz.mn site
, James Lileks is digging up some interesting Christmas ads from the paper's past. Today's installment is this beauty
. Among the many hundreds of words in the copy
are these few about the hero of the ad: "He is a thirty-second degree Mason and member of Zuhrah Temple of the Mystic Shrine." Maybe that's the approach Detroit should be trying. "Rick Wagoner is a thirty-third degree Mason. You WILL give him a $50 billion bailout!"