Friday, November 19, 2004

There's almost no way to be this daft--unless you're a Washington journalist

Ahhh, the Daily Howler, it does a weary heart good.

Of course, the sad implication is that these idiots are "informing" the public and influencing the public debate, such that it is. And we wonder why people are so focussed on personality. What else can they glean from empty reporting? What other information is sensibly offered? I don't blame the general public for focussing on the only thing they can gauge with their own senses. As much as I think people are idiots, I sometimes don't think people are idiots. The mainstream press, on the other hand....