There are two "whoms" in this paragraph. The first was fine. Opinions differ on whom was more responsible... To my ear, who was more responsible... works better. In this case, who is part of a phrase, and the nominal (who) works.
Blustery verbal event: One of our local weather people just said we might have a "significant rain event." How about just heavy rain?
Story placement: Here's a blog about a story that appeared in the Salisbury Post on high-school kids letting 7,000 crickets loose in their school. There was an argument about the placement of the story; it was on Page 1 the day after local elections. It turns out, though, that they didn't release thousands of crickets; it was more like hundreds.
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