UPDATE. Jennifer Rubin: “The question remains: how did he get hired?”
UPDATE II. Andrew Malcolm in the LA Times: “Additional criticism mounted when many major media outlets, especially TV, ignored the growing controversy.” Yep. It’s a controversy that was controversial enough to have someone booted from the White House, but not controversial enough for coverage.
UPDATE III. Jim Treacher: “So long to the lying, racebaiting, communist Truther in the White House. Correction: So long to a lying, racebaiting, communist Truther in the White House. And now maybe people will start asking how this wackjob got into the White House in the first place. Van, I mean.”