Basically, since this whole Dick Cheney hunting ordeal started gaining momentum, I have been a little confused about "why" everyone was so up in arms (excuse the tasteless pun). Could it be that the national media smells a conspiracy? Maybe. Could it be that the national media is gunning for Cheney (again, baaaaad pun...sorry!) since Pat Fitzgerald couldn't take him down? Maybe. I think these two guesses are way off the mark.
I watched Hardball with Chris Matthews this evening and every talking head that was interviewed about the topic was chanting in unison with the droves of representatives from national media outlets nationwide: "Why didn't they alert us first?"
Yes ladies and gentlemen, I think what we have here is a bunch of bruised egos screaming for vindication. Chris Matthews, Ron Reagan, Pat Buchanan, and every other talking head known to man was screaming at the top of their lungs that there HAD to be a conspiracy...MUST have been a cover-up, or to quote Matthews, "at absolute least a peculiar protocol in dealing with 'this situation' by the VP and his entourage." These egomaniacs literally can't STAND the fact that a cute little Health/Fitness reporter from Corpus Christi got to break the story that was supposed to be theirs first!!!
It is actually hysterically funny to me to see the dejected looks of abandonment on the faces of these bloated clowns as they pine over a "scoop" that each one believes was rightfully the property of the "Big Dogs" in broadcast, print and blogosphere. After all, it is THEIR GOD GIVEN RIGHT to tell the little guys of the World the news...not the other way around.
Oh what a beautiful sight it will be when the walls of Jericho finally crumble. I certainly hope I live long enough to see it through.