I had heard about MSNBC's Ed Schultz being in trouble for calling a conservative TV/Radio personality (Laura Ingraham) a slut. I was reading Schultz's wikipedia page, and happened onto an event from 1988 that included a Gary Barta. Is it Bloodpunch? I don't know.
Do us all a favor, and comment away, but let's not get political in the comments, even though this post does involve media that is both to the left and right of center.