As you’ve probably heard by now, my RS colleague/Dear Leader/most visible target (and friend) Erick Erickson has landed a nightly gig with CNN. I’ve been saving my commentary for Twitter because you can pretty much take it as a given that I approve of this move by CNN and Erick, so why bother writing it out all formal-like?
This is easily the worst decision CNN has ever made.
Over the last dozen years I [former CNN Chief News Executive Eason Jordan] made 13 trips to Baghdad to lobby the government to keep CNN’s Baghdad bureau open and to arrange interviews with Iraqi leaders. Each time I visited, I became more distressed by what I saw and heard — awful things that could not be reported because doing so would have jeopardized the lives of Iraqis, particularly those on our Baghdad staff.
Via Transterrerstial Musings. Not that this would really count, for the Online Left. But I don’t feel up for another round of “Try to convince netrooters that non-Europeans are actually real” this afternoon.