I sure hope that Keith Olbermann stops having this, well, dickweed on his show. Because guys like Nico Pitney, who has been in Iran reporting live while Dana Milbank has been nibbling cocktail weenies with MoDo at Washington cocktail parties, are mopping the floor
with so-called "journalists" like Milbank:
The larger issue isn't the petty bitching of hacks like Milbank over whether the Obama White House solicited questions from Iranians so that Nico Pitney could ask them. The issue is whether so-called journalists from so-called newspapers like the Washington Post
are doing their jobs. We know from eight years of George W. Bush that they didn't. And the reason young people aren't reading newspapers is because they now know just how close the Washington Press Corps is to the White House.
As for Dana Milbank, I don't recall him expressing this kind of outrage when George W. Bush was calling on a gay prostitute again and again to ask softball questions:
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