So CNN considers itself a "serious news" operation.
Were they into these acclaimed serious decisions when they kowtowed to Saddam so they could get air time? When they allowed murders to go unreported so they could curry favor with Saddam? When they allowed a positive image of life in Iraq to be broadcast worldwide so they could curry favor with Saddam?
And all of this admitted to by the head of their own network.
Should Timex care how expensive Rolex claims to be when Timex discovers that Rolex secretly gets their parts from the garbage dump.