Mike Gallagher applies the New York Times’s own standards of journalism to “the Newspaper of Record.”
I have two sources, both of whom wish to remain anonymous, that report to me that New York Times Editor Bill Keller was spotted in a dumpster last weekend in the Hamptons snorting crack cocaine and smothering a pair of cocker spaniel puppies with a pair of sweat socks.
So now Iâ€™m reporting it to you.
Wasnâ€™t that fun?
Of course this isnâ€™t true â€“ not that I know of, anyway â€“ but it sure was easy to get out my laptop and write those words down so thousands of eyes could read them.
Evidently, the â€œOld Grey Ladyâ€ possesses the same standards as a supermarket tabloid that breathlessly reports that â€œsourcesâ€ claim they saw Elvis munching on a Krispy Kreme donut in Myrtle Beach.
Read the whole thing.