During the summer doldrums, I criticized the presidential debates as superficial and meaningless. Last night proved me wrong.
It is time that network news executives took their fair share of responsibility for our nation’s precipitous decline. MSNBC purports to have a serious news organization. Yet Chris Matthews is to journalism as Benedict Arnold is to patriotism. If MSNBC’s executives want to do their part to save our democracy, they should fire Matthews, the sooner the better. He should work for the National Enquirer, where he belongs.
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
"Last Night’s Democratic Debate"
Diatribes of Jay: