With Iraq apology, ‘the most trusted journalist of our time’ digs himself a deeper hole

February 6, 2015 4:14 PM

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With Iraq apology, ‘the most trusted journalist of our time’ digs himself a deeper hole

For years, Brian Williams had been telling a story that was not true. On Wednesday night, he took to his anchor chair on “NBC Nightly News” to apologize for misleading the public.

A host of military veterans and pundits came forward on television and social media, challenging Williams’ assertion that he had simply made a mistake when he spoke, on several occasions, about having been in a U.S. military helicopter forced down by enemy fire in Iraq in 2003. Some went so far as t...

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