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Nice Gus Always Finish Last
By
Rebecca Steiner
From "More With Less," 5.01 The Wire.
ean T. Collins, columnist for the Observer
described the character Gus Haynes as follows:
…a secular saint, a hard-nosed, foul-mouthed
newshound with a heart of gold who knows
every angle, keeps an eye out for the whole
story while still obsessing over every word
choice, wakes up in the middle of the night in
a panic over screwing up boring stats in an
article, gives credit for a story he broke to a
reporter instead, instinctively senses that Scott
is a bullshit artist, razzes the one-dimensional
suspenders-wearing blowhard executive
editor and his quisling managing editor in
meetings, and most importantly calls for
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