This line on www.realclimate.org made me LOL - and I resolved to spread it around.
Philip Machanick wrote, in reaction to the appalling state of science journalism in general, and coverage of climate issues in particular:
"The biggest puzzle is why professional journalists (with rare exceptions like Monbiot) fall for this [repeated vacuous climate denial claims] every time. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me five times, I’m a journalist."