Those of us who turned on CNN (a dwindling number of people, to be sure) needed to pinch ourselves on Thursday when we found Harvey Weinstein, in his signature black suit with white shirt and black tie, seated in the host’s chair.
What was Harvey Weinstein doing on our television? Piers Morgan put him there. Weinstein – movie mogul, distributor of “The Artist” and maker of “Pulp Fiction”– turned newsman in a gig for the absent Piers Morgan.
Even better: the guest was Bill Clinton.
This may make sense for Weinstein, a media junkie who has a deep-seated love-hate relationship with the press, if less so for CNN.
It stands to reason that Weinstein, the most media-sensitive mogul on the planet, would leap at the chance to be in the power position of TV host. That's the kind of role that usually only people...