Get Off Back On Your Butt

GET OFF BACK ON YOUR BUTT….Jon Chait tells a story and ends with this observation:

Indeed, I see this incident as a case study in the need for reporters to avoid human contact unless absolutely necessary.

He’s not joking, either, and I think he has a point. In fact, I’ve been meaning to blog about this one of these days but haven’t ever gotten my thoughts organized enough to do it. In the meantime, read Jon’s piece.

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