Feb
23
2014

The @nytimes has a somewhat provincial audience itself, methinks.

I can’t say that I’m either particularly jubilant that Piers Morgan is going to lose his CNN gig, or obscurely depressed that the gun control movement will effectively lose such a particularly unhelpful spokesman for its cause.  It is a thing: I don’t watch CNN anyway and there’s always going to be somebody else who comes along with Morgan’s gift for negative PR. 

But

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…this has to be one of the most New York Times-y things that I’ve ever seen the New York Times go ahead and New York Times. Marvel, my brothers and sisters.  It takes a special kind of corporate mind to equate ‘deeply interested in America’ with ‘provincial,’ particularly when you’re a major American newspaper*…

Moe Lane

*To be fair, I am willing to accept that that particular passage might be due to an editor. The rest of the article is sound enough.

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