I live in a nation where we kept a proven perjurer on the payroll as president -- who lied in a sexual harassment lawsuit -- and we cannot let Brian Williams slide?
Even Roger Ailes, whose network Brian Williams would not give the time of day, said the suspension is silly.
"I think Brian's a talent who made a dumb-ass error. When you spend your life around CEOs and generals and presidents, you can start to feel less than, particularly if you don't have a college education, you never joined the service. And so you get tempted to do something stupid. So I think he can admit that and say, 'I screwed up.' And most people are willing to forgive. I'm a great believer in giving people a chance. If you haven't actually killed someone or done something that's irreparable, then it's a matter of going on a little journey and never ever doing anything like that again."You back your talent. Got that?
Brian Williams may be coming back. From the New York Daily News:
BC News chief Andrew Lack is looking for a way to put Brian Williams back behind the "Nightly News" desk, sources tell the Daily News — and Williams has told confidants he won't leave the network unless he's fired.
"Andy believes viewers want him (Williams) back," the source said. "The feeling is that (Williams') problem seems to be more with the media and other reporters than his viewers — if Andy can figure out a way to get him back on the air he will do it."
Lack, a long-time Williams pal, returned to NBC in early March, and as chairman of NBC News will have the final say over the anchor's fate. He and Williams go back a long way — he served as the president of the news division from 1993 to 2003 and had a hand at positioning Williams for the "Nightly News" position in the first place.NBC is looking silly. The way to get past it is to put him on the air. The May sweeps should be a disaster for them for suspending h.