When the Cindy Sheehan story first broke four years ago, right around this time in mid-August, James Taranto wrote:
“The mainstream media have largely ignored Sheehan’s crackpot views, and not only–perhaps not even primarily–for ideological reasons. Members of the White House press corps find the annual sojourn to Crawford deathly dull. They need something to do; they want bylines–and “heartbroken everymom” makes for a much more compelling story than ‘extremist hatemonger.'”
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It took them a while to move on, but no doubt, ABC anchorman Charlie Gibson speaks for everyone in the legacy media when he told an interviewer on Tuesday that it’s time to pull the plug.
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