Aspen Institute Informs Wonkette That Ron Schiller Can't Work There, Either
Did we even mention that NPR's Ron Schiller had left the network to work for that Aspen Institute elitist think tank thing? No, we did not mention it. (Who cares, right?) Still, somebody at the Aspen Institute sent an individual email to your editor just now, to make sure we know that Ron Schiller has been un-hired, because he mentioned in supposed private conversation the undeniable and widely documented fact that Tea Party supporters are angry old white racists:
from: Jim S____
date: Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 11:19 AM
subject: Statement from The Aspen Institute
hide details 11:19 AM (15 minutes ago)
Ron Schiller has informed us that, in light of the controversy surrounding his recent statements, he does not feel that it’s in the best interests of the Aspen Institute for him to come work here.
This message was sent by: The Aspen Institute, One Dupont Circle, NW
Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036
Great work, everyone! It's a day to be proud of -- let's make sure America's Corporate-Liberal Think Tanks don't become unjustly dirtied by anything going on in this dumb country.