What can we learn from the Shirley Sherrod case? That unexamined media should not prompt impulsive responses? That race is a card being played by both sides? That the new media is not as scrupulous as what was once called journalism? Who’s at fault and what is the fault line? Unemployment benefit extension was approved but at what cost? And BP and the Gulf oil spill aren’t over yet… who’s really the responsible party here?