Yesterday I wondered how he would react to John “Who?” Miller’s accusation.
Today, Steyn writes (make sure your helmet’s visor is down):
As I said, I’m not a trained journalist such as yourself, merely a dilettante. However, over the years I’ve written for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Times of London, The Irish Times, The Sunday Times of South Africa, The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Sunday Star-Times of New Zealand, and even The Globe And Mail, so I’ve had occasional interaction with credentialed editors and fact-checkers around the globe and they all react pretty much the same way.
Had you penned the above paragraph for, say, my old editor at The Atlantic Monthly, he would have said, “Er, John, we hate to bother you, but… (…)
I see you bill yourself as “The Journalism Doctor”. One hesitates to say “Journalism physician, heal thyself”, but that strange leaking coming from your ass is your credibility.