Every so often I think, “maybe we should buy a TV”. Then I read stuff like this catch at Amygdala:
Katie Couric just led off the opening story on tonight's CBS Evening News by announcing that “President Ahmadinejad of Iran, an enemy of the United States, arrived tonight….
That's just the sort of neutral reporting I want to expose myself and my family to on a nightly basis.
As Gary Farber says, is there an official national enemies list somewhere?
Nixon must be smiling in his grave. Actually, you know it's bad when the administration starts making you think Nixon was better than what you've got… After all, they stole both money and elections on a much smaller scale….
And CBS, even after he and Agnew broke its spirit, was never this deferential to Nixon.