Daily Archives: February 7, 2015

“It has become painfully apparent to me that I am presently too much a part of the news, due to my actions. I have decided to take myself off of my daily broadcast for the next several days, and Lester Holt has kindly agreed to sit in for me to allow us to adequately deal with this issue.

“Upon my return, I will continue my career-long effort to be worthy of the trust of those who place their trust in us.”

New: Williams decides not to do Thursday’s Letterman show (
* Joe Klein wants us to accept the “NBC Nightly News” anchor’s apology (
* It appears Williams looked for opportunities to re-tell his bogus story (
* New York Post questions Williams’ puppy-rescue story (
* Veterans talk to PRI about Williams’ “misremembering” and credibility (
* Bill Maher and panelists discuss whether Williams should resign (“Real Time”)
* Maureen Dowd: “This was a bomb that had been ticking for a while” (

The clue:

* New York Times corrections for February 7, 2015 (
* Is he correct? “What they wrote, I think, is La La” (
* “El Al is what the corrected Hebrew says” (@jeneps)