What’s the big deal here? Newsbusters, appearing completely unfamiliar with the discussion format of real news organizations, reveals its Freudian slip: Newsbusters has a bias, and that bias is toward stupid, and venal.
Jim Lehrer in no way defended the actions of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. If Newsbusters can’t tell what’s going on in a basic television interview, they have no business claiming to be associated with news in any fashion.
Newsbusters owes Lehrer a retraction.