Although she waited until today to say it, Alessandra Stanley is right:
However sad it was to see Mr. Brokaw leave on Wednesday night, it was
sadder to watch NBC milk the transition for every drop of bathos and promotional padding. On
“Today” and a special “Dateline” this week, the changing of the NBC news anchor was pumped
up like the finale of “Friends.”
Familiar words. See ANCHOR AWAY,
CELEBRITY-STYLE, posted Wednesday.