Saturday, September 30, 2006

"Quality Media"

Newsweek's cover botch -- now Time's incredible soft-shoeing of the Foley scandal:

Opinion may be divided over whether the e-mails Florida Representative Mark Foley sent a teen-age male congressional page last year were inappropriate or even constituted outright sexual harassment. But most observers would agree that what was almost as surprising as the allegations themselves was how swiftly the six-term Republican congressman from West Palm Beach quit a thriving career on Capitol Hill after the e-mails were aired Thursday night on the ABC evening news.

Apparently, the time Correspondent Tim Padgett didn't watch the entire ABC News report, which contained the following (Foley chatted as Maf54):

Thanks to AmericaBlog.