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Raines Writes (still ignoring the dead moose at the tea party)
Newsweak/PMSNBC ^ | 9/15/03 Issue | Seth Mnookin

Posted on 09/08/2003 7:16:23 AM PDT by martin_fierro

Exclusive: Raines Writes

NEWSWEEK

Sept. 15 issue — In the issue of Details out Sept. 15, Howell Raines, the recently fired executive editor of The New York Times, writes a personal essay that he concludes by saying, “I was wrong and you were right.”

IT’S THE FIRST piece of journalism Raines has committed (to borrow one of the poetically inclined Alabamian’s pet phrases) since he left the Times in June. But Raines’s essay isn’t about his divisive tenure at the newspaper; it deals with the fears and joys of watching a son grow into a professional rock musician.

(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: formernyteditor; howellraines; nytlies

1 posted on 09/08/2003 7:16:23 AM PDT by martin_fierro
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To: Liz; Grampa Dave; Timesink
What a wet kiss this piece is. No wonder Mnookin got an Exclusive.
2 posted on 09/08/2003 7:17:25 AM PDT by martin_fierro (A v v n c v l v s M a x i m v s)
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To: martin_fierro
Wow! His son has grown into a professional rock musician. Somehow I might have guessed.
3 posted on 09/08/2003 7:27:25 AM PDT by Malesherbes
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To: martin_fierro
Oh, no....not another "resurrection case"?

This is all about neurotic liberals' paranoia with reinventing themselves when they've screwed-up.

Liberal sycophants sure do stick together.

They gladly particpate in "resurrecting" a fellow liberal needing an extreme makeover.

4 posted on 09/08/2003 7:28:36 AM PDT by Liz
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