October 21, 2011

The Foodfight Is Still Over …

Filed under: News from Other Sites — Tom @ 12:33 am

… though “Karl” wants to keep it going.

In two posts (here and here; I never imagined little ol’ yours truly, especially having earned the designation “Idiot of the Day,” could get him so hot and bothered — down boy), Karl lays out some nice points and recounts history as he sees it — though it’s more than a little ironic that Dylan Ratigan, whom Karl has grown to know and somehow love, was clearly as duped as much as if not moreso than anyone on October 14, 2008 (he bought Charles Gasparino’s “gun to the head” rendition which Karl believes is the stuff of sheer fantasy hook, line, and sinker). To a larger extent than he would care to admit, I agree with him, including about the current sense of urgency to right our sinking ship. In a civil situation, a meaningful dialog might commence …

… but at this point, I could care less.

You see, Karl bitterly clings to calling me a liar and purveyor of “utter falsehood,” and even though I have proven that nothing I produced contained a lie, he won’t retract. He also called a website to which I provide a roughly weekly column a collection of liars.

When people do that, I demand an apology and a retraction — in this case to me and to Pajamas Media. When I don’t get one, my fundamental sense of decency and honor dictates that I ignore that person — unless and until the apology and retraction arrive, because nothing else matters unless and until the apology and retraction arrive. That’s how I roll. I see no alternative.

Karl, the words still are: “I was wrong. I am sorry. I will appropriately retract.” Until those words arrive … see ya.

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  1. If Karl really wants to right the ship you are not one of the people he needs to go after. When someone spends this much time and energy going off on a completely wrong target there is just something fundamentally wrong there. “Idiot of the Day?” After two of the dumbest statements ever by Obama and Reid in the last 24 hours? That’s just screwed up. Denninger is Pyrrhicing all over the place.

    Stick to your guns! (No pun intended.) I am wholly convinced that the “gun to the head” scenario is what occurred.

    Comment by zf — October 21, 2011 @ 3:04 am

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