The story of how one lone idiot, pimping an 18th-century brand of community terrorism, held the media hostage and forced some of this nation’s most powerful people to their knees to fitfully beg an end to his wackdoodlery is an extraordinary one. It’s a modern media retelling of Faulkner’s “As I Lay Dying“, in which a gang of Islamaphobes, cast in the role of Addie Bundren, bamboozled the media into carrying their coffin full of malevolence on a journey of pure debasement.

via Quran Burning Story: This Is How The Media Embarrass Themselves

C&T:  I kept hounding the Old Man about this like he was a reporter.  I don’t understand how the media couldn’t see this asshole was a “media whore” simply looking for publicity.  Ane he got plenty of it at no cost.  He also stirred up every crazy hatemonger in the world.  What the fuckin’ FUCK!?