Ace reporter Spencer Ackerman tells me over IM that he's experiencing "extreme fog" delays at Dulles Airport this morning. Yesterday at National they told us a flight was delayed because of fog. The thing of it was that you could look outside and there was clearly no fog. I attempted to vent about this to a fellow passenger, but he sheep-like took the view that if they say there's fog there must be fog. I tried to gesture to the numerous large windows, but to no avail.

The experience put me in the mind of Michael Frayn's "Fog-Like Sensations".

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