Ifill Calls Fired Yahoo Reporter ‘God’s Gift to Political Journalism’

Three Journos standing by David Chalian after his hot mic moment


While conservatives were outraged when they heard Yahoo News’ DC bureau chief David Chalian remark that Republicans are “happy to have a party with black people drowning—a reference to the Republican convention taking place while Hurricane Isaac batters Louisiana—some of his fellow journalists rallied to his side.

Here are three political journalists who could not see what all the fuss was about.