Here at Razorback Expats, we are spirited defenders of The Natural State (although we have mellowed out from our college years, when we were just flat-out defensive). As any Arkansan knows, that can be a tough job. Nevertheless, we bravely soldier on.

This bit of news, however, gives us more than a little pause: Wally Hall was named “Best Newspaper Writer” in the Arkansas Times’ annual Best of Arkansas awards. (The awardees are determined by the votes of the paper’s readers.)

Even we don’t know how to spin that.

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