Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Would You Work for Dan?

Jim Geraghty asks.

Afterwards, he claims to have warned others at CBS that the story could be "radioactive," while the people he spoke to fail to recall those warnings. He claims to have warned Mapes to vet the documents completely and to get four independent experts, but she doesn't recall those warnings.

All around him, his coworkers are forced to resign, and his longtime producer is fired.

Yet he is not at the anchor desk the day the report is released, and the next day issues only a brief statement to his coworkers. No press conference, no hard-hitting interview. He clams up and avoids the press like...well, like the corporate or government officials who are usually the targets of 60 Minutes investigations.

What a leader.



What do you mean no Bias?