More Whicker: He blames the Internet! Hey, if you’ve got nothin’ else may as well do that. I am a bit miffed though. The Poynter article says that “Slate’s Jack Shafer called Whicker’s piece ‘the worst sports column ever written.’” I called it that first! I demand to be recognized as the first person to launch into hyperbole! The universe demands it!
Now back on planet Earth:
Also, the Poynter article notes that the Jaycee thing wasn’t the first time Whicker has done this. In 1991, he wrote a similar piece regarding former hostage Terry Anderson that began “Cleaning out the notebook while hoping Terry Anderson didn’t have overdue library books . . .” As I said yesterday, stay classy Whicker . . .