CNBC says that Santelli opted out of going on the Daily Show because he felt Stewart was "bizarrely obsessed" with him. You know, in the way that he kept trying to "book" him by "calling" him "repeatedly."
Michael Tomasky cannot put me off wanting to read this book, because even if the destination is lame, the journey is mind-bending! Sources get murdered! Deus ex machinae emerge! There is an "orgy," apparently, in "Arlington."
While both "the right and the left," in plying their case, often lamely impugn the press when their point of view fails to take root, this is not the reason the public believes the press to be damaging to democracy.
Given the incidences of lack of attention to dissenting opinion and aggression in the run up to war, it's troubling that Liz Spayd will be tasked with "oversee[ing] the gathering, editing and production of news."