Weather to vote aye, that is the question

The Los Angeles City Council this week approved a resolution to push the Federal Communications Commission to "intervene in and bring to successful resolution the current dispute between DirecTV and The Weather Channel which has left millions nationwide and many in Los Angeles without important television coverage of weather..."

Leave aside the idea that any American (let alone any Angeleno) has too little access to weather news. What's interesting is the wording of the City Council resolution. A little bias toward the Weather Channel, perhaps?

Check it out:

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