September 18, 2012
FROM CRONY CAPITALISM TO CRONY JOURNALISM: Emails reveal Justice Dept. regularly enlists Media Matters to spin press.
Related: J. Christian Adams: More on Eric Holder’s Flying Monkeys at Media Matters. “All of this raises an important question: how did the United States Department of Justice become so intertwined with one of the most venomous, dishonest, and radical Websites? Back in 2008, we heard so much empty rhetoric from one campaign about how they would take politics out of the Justice Department. Like so much from that camp, time reveals it was all projection. They have engaged in a level of raw politics that their GOP opponents couldn’t even conceive of.”