Who needs ethics when you've got guidelines?
"To the staff: Our beloved publication—the Daily Gerbil—has fallen inadvertently into a few minor apparent ethical lapses in recent months," writes professor/blogger Crispin. "We strongly reject the widespread characterization of our attempts to fix the last presidential election and send the Middle East into a chaos of bloody rioting as 'sociopathic.' Nevertheless, in order to retain the naive trust of our last few readers, and to try to stop people blogging about us, we are yet again issuing an entirely new set of ethical guidelines for our staff. 1. Pretend not to be a liberal. We cannot emphasize this enough. Pretend not to be a liberal. 2..." Read the other 10 and weep tears of restrained joy. (via Prometheus 6)