I couldn’t agree more with this post by Glenn Greenwald at Salon. It’s high time someone pointed out that Brit Hume is a vicious partisan hack, and should not be treated like a legitimate member of the objective news media.
If you haven’t seen it yet, check out Hume’s angry diatribe about John Murtha from over the weekend. It’s petulant, pissy, and almost completely personal — Murtha is senile, Murtha is pathetic — and yet after Hume leaves the bloviator’s realm of the Sunday morning talk show, he is welcomed back into the journalistic fold during the work week. Amazing.