What's Wrong With the Media, Explained In One Sentence

The Gulf spill, Israeli/Palestinian/Turkish tensions on the rise, eight bazillion other things to worry about... and our intrepid fourth estate gives us this:

The White House was forced to respond Wednesday to a conspiracy theory too silly for even the birthers: Did Barack Obama appear in the video for Tag Team's 1993 one-hit wonder "Whoomp! (There it is)"?

The modern press corps: Leaving no completely vacuous, fucking irrelevant stone unturned since... I dunno, 1983? Has Somerby pinned down the exact date journalism died yet?

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