It’s About Time!

 Posted by on 20 September 2004 at 12:07 pm  Uncategorized
Sep 202004

Well, this apology is long overdue. Without a doubt, Dan Rather deserves to be fired — but such “drastic” measures seem unlikely.

Some people have faulted the blogosphere for focusing so much on this story over the past week and some. Given the magnitude of the offense — and the great danger of partisan misinformation posing as news — I’m glad that bloggers kept up the heat. In the long run, keeping our newsmen at least somewhat honest is more important than the details of the present election.

In other news, I learned today that wearing black jeans while teaching is a very bad idea. After teaching my early morning pair of back-to-back recitations, it looked like I had lost a rather serious dispute with my chalk.

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