Monday, October 14, 2013

Krugman and Stewart > NPR and Washington Press Corps

We wouldn't need the metaphors if the press would do its job, by @DavidOAtkins
Especially Ari Shapiro, worth less than nothing.
"So you have this neighbor who has been making your life hell. First he tied you up with a spurious lawsuit; you're both suffering from huge legal bills. Then he threatened bodily harm to your family. Now, however, he says he's willing to compromise: He'll call off the lawsuit, which is to his advantage as well as yours. But in return you must give him your car. Oh, and he'll stop threatening your family — but only for a week, after which the threats will resume. Not much of an offer, is it? But here's the kicker: Your neighbor's relatives, who have been egging him on, are furious that he didn't also demand that you kill your dog. And now you understand the current state of budget negotiations."
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