Friday, June 20, 2008

RIP Tim "Unicorn Rainbow" Russert

This, via Poynter:

From Postie Dana Milbank's chat on
Washington, D.C.: Please Dana, enough Tim Russert! Does "official Washington" realize that half of Iowa is underwater and more than one person has suffered and died in that awful mess? We have the worst natural disaster in years in the Midwest, and yet our "news" 24-7 is about a journalist who -- while maybe a beloved figure in Washington power circles -- remains unknown to most of the world.

Dana Milbank: There's flooding in Iowa? All I know about recent meteorological events is there was a terrific rainbow over Washington after the Russert memorial.

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