The Real Media Secret That JournoList Reveals

The conservative blogosphere has had a field day with the revelation of a secret liberal media e-mail group called “JournoList,” and the latest inside scoop from Slate’s Mickey Kaus prompted this remark from blogger Jeff Goldstein:

Think “Woodward and Bernstein bring down Nixon,” only replace “Woodward and Bernstein bring down Nixon” with “A bunch of guys who were beaten up daily in junior high show why they almost certainly had it coming.”

Dead on target. A plague of neurasthenia has wussified the news business.

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