Whadda Ya Mean, Elite?

The final sentence in today’s New York Times “Political Memo” telling the “back story” of BitterGate, that campaign controversy that has all of cable considering, Is There An Elitist Amongt Us?:

“We are a news site,” said Ms. [Arianna] Huffington, who cleared the post [that launched BitterGate] by cellphone while aboard David Geffen’s yacht in Tahiti. “We have opinions, points of view, but we’ll post whatever is newsworthy.”

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.