Timothy Noah

The Super Committee Must Really Be Dead


The Washington Post took the deficit-panel doomsday clock off its home page two days before it was set to go off.

Greg Sargent, correctly, writes that both sides are not equally to blame. You can say that so long as your piece is labelled "opinion." If you want your piece to be labelled "news" you have to say that both sides are equally to blame, even if that isn't true.

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