And That’s the Way it Is

Walter Cronkite, who pioneered and then mastered the role of television news anchorman with such plain-spoken grace that he was called the most trusted man in America, died today at the age of 92.

Update: Rachel Maddow talks with Dan Rather about Cronkite’s passing and legacy.

Pathological Derangement Update: Ah yes, cue the hyenas of the Right.