John Podhoretz has written what I hope is a synopsis of a forthcoming book about the Rathergate scandal and the end of the Media Establishment. His Weekly Standard article traces the roots of the mentality which today keeps Rather and CBS in adamant denial of the reality of their tenuous situation.

Anyone who wants to understand the fundamental corruption of America's liberal mnedia establishement (J—schools and all) must read this piece.

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