Often, the ultra-snarky columnist of the Washington Post, Dana Milbank, just gives me a cramp. On Wednesday, though, he nailed it. He was writing about a group interview of Rick Wagoner, chairman and CEO of the steadily shrinking and endangered General Motors, by a group of reporters from the steadily shrinking and endangered Traditional Media. Mr. Milbank spake thusly:
“His audience — two dozen journalists circling a massive oval table —
had reason to be understanding. The organizer of the breakfast, the
Christian Science Monitor, has already announced plans to stop
printing. The other publications represented are in varying stages of
decline. It was as if a pack of velociraptors were interviewing a
It helps if you can laugh about it.