dfafasdfsd.jpegTribune Co. CEO Sam Zell visited the Newport News Daily Press newsroom yesterday and didn’t say anything. Sure, he offered a vision of hope and all. But Barack Obama could have given them that. We’re guessing the “D-Press” staff was hoping for a “fuck” here or a “tits” there, but, as it turns out, there was nary a pussy to be found.

You can sense the disappointment just dripping off this story they wrote about it:

Joined on stage by his second-in-command, Randy Michaels, and Daily Press Publisher Digby Solomon, Zell took a more tempered tone compared with more expletive-filled speeches he has delivered at tours of other Tribune newspapers over the last two months.

What happened? Is Zell trying to tone down his act?

Update:

The Tip Box yields this:

In Zell’s speech, there were actually a handful of expletives, but most of them by his #2. There was also a joke about Moosehead (in Virginia it’s known as a beer, in West Virginia it’s a misdemeanor.)