This morning, Brian Williams spoke publicly for the first time since being suspended from NBC News for lying.
Williams sat down with Matt Lauer and his first response to the very first question was an interesting answer.
Lauer asked, What have these past five months been like for you?"
BriLie responded, "It has been torture."
Torture? Right then we half expected to hear about BriWi's trip to Abu Ghraib.
He had all this time off to carefully craft an honest and sincere message with no exaggeration or bloviating...and the first sentence out of his mouth uses "torture".
Of course, it is an accepted conversational metaphor, but perhaps he should lay off the hyperbole for a while.
Here is the interview that Williams did with Lauer: