Monday, June 06, 2005

Fake Liberalism and Its Discontents

I generally prefer to stay away from media catfight stories, which often amount to little more than the kind of gossipy back-biting you might see among a board of Baptist deacons. But the Krugman-Okrent conflict involves some issues of real substance, which the Daily Howler's Bob Somerby draws out with this incomparable post, wherein he hands hapless Okrent-adherent Farhad Manjoo his head: When Okrent Didn't Get One Thing Right.