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A Preview of the Hysteria 

We’re getting an advance look at the hysteria that will greet the release of the Mueller report in the freakout over Bill Barr’s press conference. I don’t understand why it’s supposed to be an outrage for the attorney general of the United States to hold a press conference shortly prior to releasing a hotly anticipated report produced by his Justice Department, but here we are. We learned this morning that Barr will explain the process handling the report — his interactions with the White House, his redactions, etc. — which makes the anger, fear, and loathing even more bizarre.

There will be much more where that came from.

Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: 

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