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Quotes for
Ernie Merriman (Character)
from Broadcast News (1987)

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Broadcast News (1987)
Aaron Altman: I just wanna be alone this time.
Ernie Merriman: It's ok. I'll go with you.
Aaron Altman: Thanks.

Aaron Altman: Hi, Elli. Remember me? I've been to your house...
Ernie Merriman: And Aaron was on that 14-day rafting trip we took.
Elli: Oh, yeah...
Aaron: It was raining... I had a hood on...
Elli: Oh, yeah!
[Aaron smiles and walks away]
Aaron: She remembers me!

Aaron: Here's a good one. They allow us to have cameras at an execution in Florida. Do you broadcast tape of the guy in the chair when they turn on the voltage?
Martin Klein: Sure.
Jennifer Mack: Why not?
Ernie Merriman: Absolutely.
George Wein: You bet.
Aaron: Nothing like wrestling with a moral dilemma, is there?

Martin Klein: OK. What about this? Here's a tough ethical one. Would you tell a source that you loved them? Just to get some information?
Aaron Altman: Yes.
George Wein: Yes.
Ernie Merriman: Me too.
Jennifer Mack: Sure.
George Wein: You bet.
Aaron Altman: Jennifer didn't know there was an alternative.