Here's a video of Carole Simpson's nuanced analysis of how all the red states in the 2004 election were antebellum slave states. Truly despicable. After seeing the video you'll know pretty much what it takes to blunder into a highly respected position in the vaunted fourth estate.
By the way, every time I see this marionette appear in the past few years she looks more and more, um, improved. Just how many surgeries has she had? How many more to achieve gravitas?