Stay classy, National Enquirer

I wrote this two years ago. It’s relevant again, with the National Enquirer running a particularly horrible story about Steve Jobs based on that old medical procedure, “showing a media-friendly doctor a photo and publishing whatever shit he says”:

Steve Jobs doesn’t have his finger on the nuclear button, he doesn’t run the world, and his personal life is none of our business. He’s a smart man with a good job in an interesting company, a man whose family don’t need, let alone deserve, to see every newspaper, blog, TV station and forum poster second-guessing his doctors’ diagnoses.