Funny how Jack Shafer cares nothing about Howell's shoddy reporting. Jack says:
"One of the great mysteriesand disappointmentsof 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.