Funny how Jack Shafer cares nothing about Howell's shoddy reporting. Jack says: "One of the great mysteries—and disappointments—of my own
January 23, 2006

Funny how Jack Shafer cares nothing about Howell's shoddy reporting. Jack says:

"One of the great mysteries—and disappointments—of my own career is that despite my best efforts I've never been the target of a protest by an angry minority organization, a special interest group, or a political caucus. No chief dittohead has ever directed his troops to lock up my publication's switchboard with harassing calls, stage a denial of service attack on my Web site, or visit my home at 3 a.m. with air horns....read on"

You want to be shut down? That's fine with me, but I won't ask my readers to take action against you. I won't tell them that you obviously haven' t been reading much news lately because Howell's column is exactly the type of article that the administration craves. I would never do that.

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