Originally Posted by blaise
Whitlock dogs Breaking Bad out of some weird loyalty to the Wire. I don't care what he says.
Yeah. That Klosterman article bent him completely out of shape. Which is hard to do, because you don't really think of a beached whale as being able to bend.
It's possible for him to recognize Breaking Bad's achievements without feeling like they threaten The Wire's legacy. Because they don't threaten The Wire's legacy. Nothing has come close to threatening The Wire for the top-slot amongst television shows. So its weird for him to have taken the emotional stance that he's taken.