Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Who Gives a Shit About Mr. Rip-and-Read?

Seriously. The guy's job is to look pretty on network TV and read from a teleprompter.

So he was telling a few tall tales about his own experiences. How does that pass the "So, What" test?

The guy's a news-reader. It's not as if he was exactly Tim Hetherington or Dickey Chappelle.

But yeah, this'll leave a mark:


D. said...

This is making me long for the days of Drew Pearson, who I was too young to read in the first place. (I do remember Jack Anderson.)

Deadstick said...

And we gave Saint Ronnie a pass when he claimed he'd been present at the liberation of Holocaust camps...

mikey said...

My brain wants to agree with you, but my heart wants to see some of these rich, insulated fucks face SOME occasional consequences, even for something trivial and stupid. We've just reached a point where the protected class can skate on anything, and if we're not going to prosecute bankers and torturers, well, maybe we can at least fire Brian Williams for being a smug bullshitter...