Rick Sanchez Doesn't Know What 9 Meters Is
In tsunami report, testy CNN host asks what that is 'in English'
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 28, 2010 9:51 AM CST

(Newser) – While reporting on the earthquake-induced tsunami yesterday, CNN talking head Rick Sanchez testily asked an expert what a 9-meter drop in ocean levels was "in English." The blogosphere erupted in response, with Newsbusters incredulously noting his need for translation, while Gawker labeled his comment "exponentially more assy than usual."