Sunday, March 20, 2005

Great Zombie Jesus! 

The New York Times > Magazine > Questions for Jeff Gannon: Blogged Down


DEBORAH SOLOMON: Scott McClellan, the press secretary to President Bush, called on you and allowed you to ask questions on a nearly daily basis. What, exactly, is your relationship with him?

Jim Guckert / Jeff Gannon: I was just another guy in the press room. Did I try to curry favor with him? Sure. When he got married, I left a wedding card for him in the press office. People are saying this proves there is some link. But as Einstein said, "Sometimes a wedding card is just a wedding card.''

DEBORAH SOLOMON: You mean like "sometimes a cigar is just a cigar"? That wasn't Einstein. That was Freud.

Jim Guckert / Jeff Gannon: Oh, Freud. O.K. I got my old Jewish men confused.

This one is good too:

DEBORAH SOLOMON: What are we supposed to make of the fact that before reporting for Talon News, you had never had a job in journalism and apparently earned your living running a gay escort service?

Jim Guckert / Jeff Gannon: Don't let that confuse the issue. We have driven so many good people from public service through the politics of personal destruction. People on the left who disagreed with me decided that I needed to be punished by any means necessary.

This guy is impressive. Going from answering a question with a misinformed flippant remark, to evading a question all together. Wow.

As an aside, i would like to point everone over to whyareweback.blogspot.com, where you will find an on going series about the depth of plagerism involved in the gannon/GOPUSA/Talon 'News' story. Calling yourself a journalist, but never having once written an original piece, is like... oh i don't know... saying that you are for 'fiscal sanity' while creating the biggest national debt in history, or maybe that you want to create a culture based on life yet oversaw more executions than any governor in the history of... oh, lets say Texas. Naw, maybe its more like critisizing people who use drugs while you're addicted to narcotics.


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