Here's C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"
Black journalists have complained that the 6 p.m. slot is not going to a journalist. Critics of President Barack Obama — most recently commentator Pat Buchanan, who referred to Obama as “your boy” — have accused Sharpton of being a shill for the White House. Questions have been raised about the relationship between his selection and his lobbying for the Comcast-NBC Universal merger last year. And conservative blogs have already begun dredging up Sharpton’s role in the more than two-decade-old Tawana Brawley affair as evidence of MSNBC’s questionable judgment.So that's it? That's what we get?