Thursday night on CNN, after following this cruise ship story the entire day at the expense of all other news, Erin Burnett’s show flew down to Alabama to greet the passengers. Now, CNN had been pumping up the horror stories and drama all day. It was the “Nightmare Cruise” whose passengers were taken “Back To The Stone Age.” But when the people came off the ship they were fine. They had an uncomfortable experience, but they talked and acted normally and had a pretty measured view about what happened. The anchors kept fishing with questions like, “What was it like when you got to talk to your loved ones again?” I guess you need to justify devoting your show to a live treatment of this. Then this CNN guy compares it to Hurricane Katrina and a passenger cooly rebukes him. Video here.