Members of the White House press corps will have permanently and irrevocably lost their honor and forfeited their Lee Marvin credentials if they don’t walk out of the West Wing in solidarity with CNN’s Jim Acosta. Nothing more to be said — they walk or they’re jellyfish.

CNN’s Jim Acosta following the cancellation of his White House “hard pass” earlier today: “This is a test for all of us. I think they’re trying to shut us down. I think they’re trying to send a message to my colleagues.”