Fabulist Scott Beauchamp, writing his Iraq war-visions in the TNR, has recanted. Via Glenn, we note this from Bill Quick:
And Bill Quick observes: "The biggest mystery to me is why the mainstream media has any credibility left at all. Maybe its users aren’t looking for credibilty any more. Just reinforcement."
Say it with me - many consumers of "news" are seeking affirmation, not information.