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This American Life Retraction is a Hit

The retraction story ends up better than the original. Yes, after listening to the beat down of “artist” Mike Daisey who fabricated much of his tale of the Apple factory in China, post the wave of suicides, etc, it was refreshing to hear Ira Glass in all of his whininess go after the truth and actually say things in his infuriating voice like, “I don’t believe you.” I’m saying this is a hit. It’s a great piece that pegs a guy down who won’t exactly fess up to his own BS. It’s totally wrong, it’s filled with lies, and if it were a court of law, Ira Glass would be the judge hammering down on a guilty “artist”. Yes, the...

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