In today's Howard Kurtz column, which teases Fox News' acquisition of Miss Run Amok (aka Judith Miller), Fox's Senior VP John Moody explains away all of that...stuff...from the past. My favorite part is this little bit of gloss on the ol' cost of doin' business:
"She has a very impressive resume...We've all had stories that didn't come out exactly as we had hoped."
Yyyyeah. In other words, no one at Fox can claim that their furtive manipulations of the medium have always generated the partisan outcomes they'd hope to engineer. In this one case, however, Judy Miller did succeed. And Fox is big enough not to blame her for the thousands of potential viewers who are dead because of it.