September 28, 2006

MICKEY KAUS: “An old controversy, I know–but that’s why it’s so astonishing to find this casual, loaded distortion in the lede of an important story. Hernandez–or whatever anonymous Times editor decided to goose up his second graf–had to have known that the sentence was deceptive, no? Or if they didn’t know they didn’t care. … We’re a month away from an election! They’re manning the battle stations at the NYT. …”