March 25, 2008

Cataldi on Obama

Days after his interview with Barack Obama that became, thanks to the "typical white person" comment, a national controversy that lasted days, Angelo Cataldi has written about the kerfuffle in his Philly Metro column. Referring to a CNN producer who refused to put sidekick Al Morganti on the air after Morganti said he "didnít think it was a big deal at all," Cataldi writes this:

I learned Iím probably not much better than these media leeches seeking the daily blood of controversy. In many ways, I do the same thing. I come up with a strong opinion, and then I look for facts that will support the bias ó discounting contradictory evidence.
Facts? Who cares about facts? That admission should not be a surprise to anyone who's ever heard Cataldi's show.

The biggest surprise there, though, is that Angelo went to the Columbia School of Journalism. Say what?

The local parody newspaper the Philadelphia Turkey had the best take: Chastened Obama Pledges to 'Only Bitch About Joe Banner' in Future WIP Calls

Posted by Stephen Silver at March 25, 2008 05:15 PM
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