Awww, the fragile flowers; did their feelings get hurted?
Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst skipped out on a scheduled meeting with The Des Moines Register on Thursday, prompting criticism from one of the paper's leading political columnists.
At slate.com, the "Dear Prudence" column gets a Halloween letter:
Boy, I certainly do wish him well:
Jeff Bezos wants to turn the Washington Post into a national publication, and he’s going to use his other company—Amazon.com (AMZN)—to help achieve that goal.
My birthday is on Sept. 6, so I guess this is one more reason to be glad I don't live in China:
IMAGINE being turned down for a job not because of your skills and experience, or even whether you’re a man or a woman, but when you were born.
Things are getting so bad for press that journalists are starting to turn on the progressives they normally idolize. Liberals in power, it turns out, can be just as secretive and parnoid as anybody else.
First up, those loveable Clintons, making damn sure those pesky reporters don't deviate from the party line:
From the "some of us more equal than others" school of journalism comes this Tweet by one Stefan Becket, the poltics editor at .Mic, about two reporter getting arrested at the scene of unrest in Ferguson, Mo.:
Reporters are granted a privilege by the Constitution. Like it or not, their rights being violated rise about that of an average citizen's.