“With respect to Woodward sitting on a story or keeping a source secret all I can think of is what Stephen Colbert asked him about the Scooter Libby/ Valerie Plame / yellowcake fiasco.
"What did you say, Bob? Don't worry, I won't say anything until it's too late."
"Woodward, who broke open the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein four decades ago,"
Actually what Woodward did was write a self -referenced book exaggerating the centrality of his and Bernstein's role. Most of what they "uncovered" was a matter of court records. Much of their "doggedness" was aimed at getting the scoop, not the story, which was going to come out anyway.”
“Not to dismiss the dangers of concussive trauma one iota but Brett Favre has also exhibited another condition that severely impairs memory; that being the pathological narcissism that derives from unstable and dissociated ego states which preclude an integrated sense of self and personal history.”