09 January 2015

Jim Clancy finally flipped his wig?

Not being a fan of the zombie box, I am nevertheless familiar with this iconic image of the CNN anchor. You just can't hide from it forever. But an anchor is, after all, mostly repeating what other people put on his table. And here is what happens when he gets to talk for himself. Starting with a show of ignorance:



And, after a fabulous exchange of tweets that you should follow in that link above, proceeding to:

The whole exchange is, of course, a gruesome reminder of the "don't drink and tweet" doctrine for public figures, but it also reminds me of a Russian proverb "What a sober person has in mind, a drunk has on his tongue" - a rather slavish translation, but at least it conveys the contents.

Oh, and I recall now what Clancy's mug reminds me of most:


As for that "cripple on the edge of the herd" remark: sometimes one doesn't even notice...

8 comments:

SnoopyTheGoon said...

Consider me not surprised. A lot of this is going on in Russian minds these days. This dirty wave of ultra-partiotism is drowning a very few weak voices of protest.

BHCh said...

This guy was actually born in western Ukraine, grew up in Ukraine and is now a Canadian.

SnoopyTheGoon said...

Well, no one said Russian propaganda heeds any borders...

SnoopyTheGoon said...

P.S. What is that you use for your avatar these days? Looks vaguely pornographic without ability to magnify.

BHCh said...

It's a slightly odd tomato, but I like the way you are thinking.

SnoopyTheGoon said...

;-)

Dick Stanley said...

I thought it was a fly-head but it does bear a striking resemblance to a sun-burned arse.

SnoopyTheGoon said...

That matches my first impression too ;-)