Ed Driscoll

TAKING RESPONSIBILITY: Andrew Sullivan writes,

TAKING RESPONSIBILITY: Andrew Sullivan writes, “wouldn’t it be truly odd if what the NYT itself describes as its worst moment in 152 years didn’t result in someone in authority taking real responsibility?

No it wouldn’t. Ever since Janet Reno and Waco, “taking responsibility” has come to mean that when presented with mountains of damning evidence, that you admit to doing wrong…and that that admission is expected to be punishment enough.

Resigning, accepting punishment, shame: these things are just so dated in the brave new world of Soft America.