CNN and its brethren

The noose tightens, as the news comes in that someone in the administration lied, around the neck of the one who lied. He's not the only one who lied--the lie came down from the top--but he's the one caught in the lie in service to the one who first told it. The question from which the lie originated becomes less important as the lie enlarges itself all by itself, almost without the question that created the lie in the first place; the lie gathers everyone in its wake--the creator of the lie, the subservient broadcaster of the original lie who lies on behalf of both the creator and himself, and the questioners' themselves, implicated in the lie by asking the question they already know the answer to.

 CNN, Thursday March 2. 2017,  9:42 pm, panel discussion: newly appointed Atty. General Jeff Sessions has decided to recuse himself on any investigation into his testimony in the confirmation process that led to his appointment as Attorney General.

CNN, Thursday March 2. 2017,  9:42 pm, panel discussion: newly appointed Atty. General Jeff Sessions has decided to recuse himself on any investigation into his testimony in the confirmation process that led to his appointment as Attorney General.