Softballs

by Robert Pondiscio
October 6th, 2009

A-Rus at This Week in Education looks at blogosphere reactions to Arne Duncan’s sit-down with Stephen Colbert and sees a pattern:  Everyone pans Colbert for lobbing softball questions at the Ed Secretary.  Huh?!?

Yes, more and more of us take our news and cues from The Daily Show, Colbert and late night comics.  I get it.  But have we really gotten to the point where we expect comedians to play Mike Wallace?  And are we really disappointed when they fail?