Sunday, August 29, 2004

Quick Take on the Trouble with Journos Today

The Daily Show's Rob Corddry (as quoted by Fox News Watch's Neal Gabler):

[I'm a reporter, Jon]. My job is to say half the time what one side is saying and half the time what the other side is saying.
Yup - that about sums it up.

[An Aside: I'm watching the MTV Video Music Awards (because the closing ceremonies are boring) - there are 4 daughters - 2 for each candidate - pleading for increased voter turnout and youth involvement. The crowd is booing more audibly than it's cheering. I wonder if they know that the ones on stage are the Kerry daughters. Then again, this is Florida. The Bush girls are talking via satellite from NYC - it's harder to get the accurate audio that way. It was an interesting moment to watch.]

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