Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Access Denied: NPR's Ron Schiller Scrubbed from New Job

Yesterday, I grabbed the following screen shot from the prominently displayed announcement of The Aspen Institute Web site and wondered how long it would last:


Not long. It was scrubbed today, as was Ronald J. Schiller's name from The Aspen Institute's roster of personnel.

This is all that remains under a search of the site for "Ronald Schiller":



Elsewhere this announcement is still clattering around the Internets, echoing the comradeship felt by Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson for the fallen Schiller:
"Ron Schiller embraces and lives the values that we share as a community . . . ."
Noted.

Remind me not to move to Aspen, Colorado.
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7 comments:

  1. Ok, lets pause in our sorrow for him. Ok, nano second over.

    I hope he put some money in the bank, it may be a while before he finds another job.

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  2. @conservative girl: You are ever so much more sympathetic than I!

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  3. That Isaacson quote about values, and your response, are priceless. Thanks for the chuckle!

    How much you wanna bet they'll learn nothing from this?

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  4. Rightly, that's where all the Hollyweird libs have their ski "Cabins". This guy should of fitted right in. After all, These people have probably written this guy many checks for NPR.

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  5. Heh. His start date was to be April Fool's Day. Looks like the joke's on him.

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  6. @Trestin - I'll bet a bunch of high-level fundraisers are feeling a mite less secure now that they've discovered that mere knuckle-dragging conservatives are capable of impersonating elite MusBro donors.

    @noone - This event certainly won't change any "shared values" in the land of the elites, but I think I can hear the whine of elite fundraisers' shredding machines from my porch.

    @Odie - Even more reason for me to stay out of Aspen. I can ski down my driveway anytime between November and April with no lift fee--and I won't even bump into Charlie Sheen! ;)

    @Zilla - The timing could not have been better!

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