Jack Shafer takes a deserved slap at Times Public Editor Byron Calame (though I disagree with him on one critical point; I think his column on the NSA story was the only one he has written that had spunk). Calame is terminally boring and if any Times reporters their beats with his lack of energy, imagination, focus, and talent, I’d hope they’d be fired. Three years after Jayson Blair, we are left with Calame as a 7th grade journalism teacher with tenure.