Our Weasel Of The Week!! – 03/17/16

The Watcher’s Council

Yes, once again, it’s time to present this week’s statuette of shame, The Golden Weasel!!

Every Tuesday, the Council nominates some of the slimiest, most despicable characters in public life for some deed of evil, cowardice or corruption they’ve performed. Then we vote to single out one particular Weasel for special mention, to whom we award the statuette of shame, our special, 100% plastic Golden Weasel. This week’s nominees were particularly slimy and despicable, but the votes are in and we have our winner… the envelope please…

Breitbart News!

Bookworm Room: I nominate Breitbart News, which is so committed to the Trump candidacy that the organization turned on one of its own employees, even when video footage supported her version of events: It does indeed seem that a high level Trump aide assaulted Michelle Fields. If you’re going to identify yourself as a news agency — and hold yourself out as a true news alternative to mainstream media outlets that have abandoned journalism in favor of partisan advocacy — you destroy your credibility in the most weasel-ish of ways when you do exactly the same thing.

Well, there it is.

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2 thoughts on “Our Weasel Of The Week!! – 03/17/16

  1. GOOD CHOICE for “Weasel of the Week”! I’ve felt that (since the murder{?} of Michael Hastings, Breitbart Mag has demonstrated a definite tilt away from it’s original purpose, and now this episode of “STUPID – treacherous – knee-jerk”, PROVES me CORRECT! Keep up the good choices!

    1. Sobreanálisis del discurso… a fin de cuentas Calderón apela a la lástima, al martirio… en una palabra, al "pobrecito". Pobrecito yo que sólo quería equipo de primer mundo para la Caja…Diablos! Nadie se gana medio millón de dólares por una "asesoría" inocente! Si se puede o no condenar legalmente, es otra cosa, pero moralmente creo que no cabe duda…

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