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James Cobb

New York, New York
As seen in:  New York Times

Before entering witness protection, I edited the autos section of The New York Times. Knows people who know people.

BEHIND THE WHEEL/2002 Cadillac Escalade; A Mammoth Appetite And Creature Comforts

nytimes.com — WHEN the six blind men of Indostan approached the elephant of the Hindu fable, their perceptions were colored by where they stood. Certainly, if you grasped the tail of the beast, you might think you held a rope; the ear could indeed be mistaken for a fan; and the trunk was very like a snake.

Mr. Mayor, Please Stop Calling San Antonio the 7th Largest City

therivardreport.com — I was born in San Antonio, I love this city and plan to spend the rest of my life here. I am also a huge fan of Mayor Julián Castro. His ambitions for San Antonio are large and he is making great progress. But his marketing of the city has one fatal flaw.

New This Week: 'Driven' Video Reviews by Tom Voelk

wheels.blogs.nytimes.com — In his Behind the Wheel review in this weekend's Automobiles section, Ezra Dyer notes that a spacious trunk has always been part of the appeal of the Chevy Impala, and cites the capacity of a previous generation of that sedan to swallow cases of Tylenol PM and K-Y jelly.
Jul 02, 2015

RT @freakonomics: One more reason to abolish the penny: "When plastic money is worth more than your real money, you need new money." pic.twitter.com/hNAverj7sj

Jul 02, 2015

A Confederate flag seems quite out of place in Kansas, given state's pivotal role in anti-slavery movement. twitter.com/kansasdotcom/s…

Jul 02, 2015

Turns out June wasn’t the first time, but the third, that Chrysler beat Ford in retail sales. autonews.com/article/201507… via @Automotive_News

Jul 02, 2015

Your 2014 Ford Escape has now been recalled 8 times. Not to mention 30 technical service bulletins carcomplaints.com/news/2015/ford… @carcomplaints

Jul 02, 2015

And they are the greatest, most tremendous pinatas the world has ever known. twitter.com/calmesnyt/stat…

Jul 02, 2015

RT @DianaKurylko: J.D. Power completes NADA car guide purchase @automotive_news autonews.com/article/201507…

Jul 02, 2015

RT @washingtonpost: NASCAR tracks ask fans not to display Confederate flags wapo.st/1R7BfPt

Jul 02, 2015

With FCA momentarily focused on defects, this is a good time to Google “cracked Ram dashboards.” So many complaints. twitter.com/NathanBomey/st…

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