Chattering Class Dumps On Jim Lehrer

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By Eddie Scarry Comments

Heading into last night’s presidential debate, former PBS anchor Jim Lehrer anticipated some criticism. “It’s a rough, rough world — I know that,” he told the NYT. “I’m susceptible to the same smears as anyone else.”

But holy sh*t.

For whatever “smears” Lehrer was ready for, it’s hard to imagine he prepared himself for the avalanche that came from his own colleagues in the media. Below are the top 11 ass-spanking headlines and tweets Lehrer took for his seeming inability to control the candidates.

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Tweets after the jump…