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1 Major Tom  Wed, Apr 18, 2012 3:55:15pm

I heard this... It was a savage take down, and well deserved... Where were these words when he was a constant active threat to journalism? Brave Tina Brown. Speaking the truth when it does the least amount of good. But it is always nice to hear truth, I guess, especially on the radio.

2 wrenchwench  Wed, Apr 18, 2012 3:55:19pm

She didn't 'savage' him, she described him. Although her accent makes it sound like she's saying 'Breitbot'. That's pretty savage, I guess.

3 Gus  Wed, Apr 18, 2012 3:56:40pm

re: #2 wrenchwench

She didn't 'savage' him, she described him. Although her accent makes it sound like she's saying 'Breitbot'. That's pretty savage, I guess.

I just copied and pasted their title but yes.

4 wrenchwench  Wed, Apr 18, 2012 3:58:59pm

re: #3 Gus

I just copied and pasted their title but yes.

I know. I didn't mean to take away from Major Tom's comment either. It wasn't there yet when I hit 'post'. I would like to see somebody tell all about what an asshole Breitbart was, but it's probably still too soon.

5 William Barnett-Lewis  Wed, Apr 18, 2012 4:08:28pm

I read this earlier and by comparing and contrasting AB's work with that of William L. Shire ... well, lets just say that I'd have to agree that it savages the sleazy one rather appropriately.

6 Dancing along the light of day  Wed, Apr 18, 2012 4:20:23pm

I think it unspeakably ugly to speak ill of the dead, especially when you kept your mouth shut, when they were alive. I am not a fan of Tina Brown.

7 wrenchwench  Wed, Apr 18, 2012 5:01:55pm

re: #6 Dancing along the light of day

I think it unspeakably ugly to speak ill of the dead, especially when you kept your mouth shut, when they were alive.

Forever? Or for a certain period of time?

Lots of very nasty people are dead.

8 Romantic Heretic  Wed, Apr 18, 2012 5:08:53pm

Every time I see Breitbart's picture I think of Peter Weller's line from Robocop. "Buddy, I think you're slime."

9 Interesting Times  Wed, Apr 18, 2012 5:32:43pm

If the sum of a person's life involved exalting the powerful, abusing the powerless, and generally making the world a lousier place, speak as much ill of them as you want - just do so in a way that's truthful, and reinforces how utterly unworthy of admiration their chosen life was.

10 Amory Blaine  Wed, Apr 18, 2012 9:09:54pm

Apparently telling the truth is "savaging". I feel the words were quite restrained.

11 researchok  Thu, Apr 19, 2012 1:38:45am

Tina Brown is no bastion of truth or fairness but she didn't misleed about Breitbart.

Unlike some of her of her previous 'work'.


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