in his blog post at NYT. Concludes: "So what is it that makes Simpson the figure he is? Clearly, it’s an affinity thing: never mind his obvious lack of knowledge, his ludicrous track record, reporters trust and idolize Simpson because he’s their kind of guy.
"And think about what it says about them that their
kind of guy is this cantankerous, potty-mouthed individual, who
evidently feels not a bit of empathy for those less fortunate."
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Meet the Simpson
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch