Thursday, July 13, 2006

Respecting Them for Years

Boehlert writes about the fact-free WSJ editorial board and Greg Sargent writes about Ann Coulter, but they're really the same story.

For years the respectable media has not just failed to acknowledge these people for the destructive hacks that they are, but have actively promoted them. Paul Gigot was for years the "sensible conservative" on shows like the Newshour before fabulist BoBo Brooks took the job.

The editors and anchors and producers who embrace these people are responsible for them.