Grumpy Old Men 3 Stars Wilbon, Feinstein

Check out this exchange from Chat House:

WaPo Newsroom: So, Kornheiser gets suspended for criticizing a collegue at ESPN on his radio show, does Junior [AKA John Feinstein] get the same treatment at the Post for calling you out regarding the Tiger situation … -paraphrasing … “If Mike still wanted to be a Professional Journalist..]?

Michael Wilbon: I don’t need Junior to get suspended. Junior caught an earful of language and heat that was both deserved and will stay private. I’ll match my credentials as a journalist with John Feinstein anytime. Junior has often mistaken his opinion with fact and with legitimacy. Thing is, my father didn’t raise me to be subservient to Junior, or anybody else. My opinions about Tiger Woods or any other issue are mine and I could give a damn about what Feinstein or anybody else things about them. The only thing special about Feinstein’s opinions is that they’re his. And I let him know that in very specific language that best belongs on HBO.

More to come, knuckleheads.

Update: The Big Lead has more on this, but an insider informs that it was a different Feinstein comment that set Wilbon off.

Update No. 2: Feinstein responds, and does so in a classier manner than Wilbon probably deserved.

(Thanks to @Ourand_SBJ for tipping us off to this delicious beef.)

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