Easterbrook Fired from ESPN
Atrios says he didn't want Easterbrook fired either. He says, "I just am pretty disturbed that he didn't confront the main issue - or that he even embraced it - and his defenders gave him a pass."
For those not familiar with Gregg Easterbrook until this (and that includes us) he is a senior editor of New Republic, a contributing editor of The Atlantic Monthly and a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, with a column at ESPN.
Here's the column that started the embroglio (which, by the way, wasn't published on ESPN). The column was a review of Quentin Tarrantino's new movie, Kill Bill. Here are the comments at issue:
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