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The Washington Post Acts as a Mouthpiece of the Left’s Attack on Alito



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Ed Whelan has a new piece up. It begins:

Saturday’s Washington Post article (by Charles Babington) on Judge Samuel Alito and his 1985 memos is among the most biased and irresponsible pieces of journalism that I have seen in some time. It is increasingly clear that the Washington Post thinks that it is fulfilling its reporting function by serving as a mouthpiece for the left-wing groups attacking Judge Alito.

For context, let’s begin by recognizing a glaring contradiction in the positions advanced by Alito’s critics. On the one hand, the Left says that whether or not Roe was rightly decided, the passage of time and intervening cases like Casey mean that it should be maintained. On the other hand, the Left says that it is absurd that someone who 20 years ago opined that Roe was wrongly decided might find that the passage of time and intervening cases like Casey mean that it should be maintained.

Read it all here.


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