Seth at Say Anything notes the media’s hypocrisy (yes, I know using the word "media" and "hypocrisy" in the same sentence is a bit redundant but anyway …) regarding their round-the-clock coverage of Pat Robertson’s advocation for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s assassination (Pat has apologized, BTW) versus their scant coverage of Clinton senior advisor George Stephanopoulos, who wrote a piece for Newsweek back in 1997 that had the headline: Why We Should Kill Saddam.
Anyone else remember hearing/reading about this back in 1997? I don’t. If it did get any coverage, it was a mere blip on the radar screen next to the coverage Pat’s gotten the last couple of days. While I condemned Pat’s remarks, I also condemn (once again) the media’s obvious double standards.