Thursday, May 14, 2015

Sy Hersh.

“I just want to talk to you about your piece and journalism,” Chotiner said.

Hersh replied, “What difference does it make what the fuck I think about journalism? I don’t think much of the journalism that I see. If you think I write stories where it is all right to just be good enough, are you kidding?”

“Whatever it is,” he continued, “it’s an impossible question. It’s almost like you are asking me to say that there are flaws in everybody. Yes. Do I acknowledge that not everybody can be perfect? But I am not backing off anything I said.”