MOORE AFTER THIS. Does anyone know what Joe Scarborough and Christopher Hitchens were talking about on MSNBC last night? I tuned in briefly during the closing moments of another putrid Red Sox-Yankees game. They were claiming that Michael Moore had posted some outrageous comments on MichaelMoore.com - something to the effect that more Americans must die in Iraq in order to wash away the sins of the Bush White House. Hitchens was of the opinion that Moore was taking the same line as the jihadi terrorists.
The transcript wasn't up this morning, so I don't know exactly what they said. But when I cruised on over to Moore's website this morning, I could find nothing remotely resembling what Scarborough and Hitchens were claiming. What is going on?
We already know that Hitchens doesn't like Moore.
Anyway, Media Log seeks elucidation. If anyone can point to Moore's alleged remarks, drop me a line.
IT DEPENDS ON WHAT THE MEANING OF "READ" IS. Jack Shafer finds that not everyone who's reviewed Bill Clinton's turgid, endless My Life has actually, well, you know, read it. I have. On the other hand, I guess that's why my review won't appear until next week.
NEW IN THIS WEEK'S PHOENIX. The Seventh Annual Muzzle Awards. Bring a copy to Governor Mitt Romney - but be sure to tell him the Phoenix is a newspaper, not a leaflet!
TUNE IN THIS MORNING. I'll appear on The Connection, on WBUR Radio (90.9 FM), at 11 a.m. to talk about my book on the culture of dwarfism, Little People. Appearing with me will be Laura Zirpolo, who helped organize last year's annual conference of Little People of America.