Unified Patriots by Bob Montgomery
You may have heard that Bob Woodward, whom somebody told 40 years ago that there were cads in the Nixon Administration, has announced that the Washington Post has assigned twenty reporters full time duty to dig into every aspect of Donald Trump’s life. That is now…..this was then (8 years ago, not 40):
An Obama Tilt in Campaign Coverage
By Deborah Howell
Sunday, November 9, 2008
The Post provided a lot of good campaign coverage, but readers have been consistently critical of the lack of probing issues coverage and what they saw as a tilt toward Democrat Barack Obama. My surveys, which ended on Election Day, show that they are right on both counts.
Deborah Howell was the Post’s ombudsman in 2008. Soon after this article was written, she resigned on principle, as she could not in good faith give a credible accounting to the Post’s readers of the rationale behind the Post’s editorial decisions. And, again from Howell’s article, here is the rationale for the Obama decisions, as provided by the political editor
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