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Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Smells like Schadenfreude
A career goal for any political journalist, a posting as White House Correspondent is pretty near the top of the of press pyramid. How truly delicious then to watch the flaming demise of a GOP shill who had never written so much as single story for the Weaslepiss Creek News and Advertiser but who was suddenly appointed and accredited as a White House correspondent on the basis of a weekend journalism seminar and the ability to parrot WH press releases. Gentle readers, I give you the story of Jeff Gannon. I'm not sure which blogger gets to keep Gannon's scalp on his watchchain, but I suspect the posse at Daily Kos deserves the bulk of the kudos