01 June 2015

Quote of the Day

I've seen lemmings with shallower learning curves. Because of the last war for which Fred Hiatt shook his moneymaker, the influence that the United States can bring to bear on centuries-old internal conflicts in Iraq is slightly less than that wielded at the moment by the Carolina League. Our aid makes us one friend and makes for that friend a hundred enemies.
Charlie Pierce on WaPo editorial page editor Fred Hiatt's repeated calls for boots on the ground.
Why does Fred Hiatt still have a job?

I don't buy into the Post's self image of greatness, but they deserve better than to have the 2nd worst* opinion page in the nation.

*It is self evident that the worst OP/ED page in the nation belongs to The Wall Street Journal.


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