Mary Ann Akers soberly files: Major-League [Expletive] Newsman Finds Redemption [The Panama Canal?]
Politicians who have been maligned by the media find redemption all the time. So why shouldn’t that be the case for journalists who have been maligned by politicians?
It seems to have happened for Adam Clymer, the former New York Times correspondent who once was considered an enemy of the Right but who now seems to be, dare we say, a darling of the conservative establishment. That’s the same Adam Clymer who conservatives collectively rallied against after 2000 GOP presidential nominee George W. Bush, not realizing his microphone was on, dubbed the newsman a “major-league —hole” and Bush’s running mate, Dick Cheney, affirmed, “Yeah, big time.”