Goats. Billboard. IHOP. Local news reporting at its finest (really though)

Every now and then there is a story that everyone should be aware of: Washington Post’s Top Secret America, the Shirley Sherrod debacle, and Virginia goats hanging out on an IHOP billboard.

OK, maybe you aren’t aware of the goats, but you should be.

The reporting is superb. No bias or editorializing, great interviews, lets the people tell the story. The reporter doesn’t put himself into the story despite knowing full well this good be the one, the story that puts him on the road to glory … or at least a waffle with strawberries.

The man in the story says the goats like the shade of the billboard and the goats are cautious about safety. But hey, maybe goats like IHOP.

Without further ado, here are the goats on a billboard via the blog site The Awl.

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