So why are so many bloggers, as well as major media, so utterly focused on the Gannon affair? Ah well, a bit of sleazy sex always gets our media buzzing in mock horror.

Meanwhile John Negroponte, a man who at the very least has condoned and allowed torture, assumes powerful office and major media is tripping over itself saying what a swell lad he is.

The Gannon story, both on blogs and mainstream media, is getting way more coverage than the grotesqueries of the Negroponte’s past, and that is not as it should be.