Brian Williams’ White Lie — Another Look

Clay Bonnyman Evans NBC news anchor Brian Williams has been suspended for six months without pay, after falsely claiming that a helicopter he was riding in over Iraq on March 24, 2003 was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade. The public has been savage in practically demanding the newsman’s crucifixion for telling a “white lie” — for that’s what…

In the Nut House with Rick Santorum and Bill O’Reilly

b. traven As a repentant psychologist with some experience in aberrant and self-delusional human behavior, I was recently struck by what passes for meaningful and heartfelt discourse in American conservative circles.  The subject: Nelson Mandela.  The conversants: the smarmy conservative Rick Santorum and the bullying Bill O’Reilly.  Their conversation would be ludicrous if it wasn’t…