“The thing that shocked me the most when I first met reporters was the
people who would step aside and say, ‘Boy, I wish I could say what
you’re saying.’ You have a show! You are a network anchor! Whaddya mean
you can’t say it?”
“Many of us on this side of the journalism tracks often wish we
were on Jon’s side. I envy his platform to shout from the mountaintop.”
NBC News anchor Brian Williams, quoted in the exact same article.