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Anonymous

The Washington Post offered a beautiful example of an utterly unnecessary anonymous source (couldn’t we at least acknowledge the obvious and label the source “moderate”?) using confidentiality to carp, carp, carp:

But the conservative criticism of Gonzales has alarmed some GOP strategists, although they are reluctant to inject themselves publicly into the middle of the fight before Bush makes a decision. “There is a lot of grumbling about this, about whether we seem to be catering to just one side of the party,” said one Republican strategist. “We need to be inclusive to all. If it’s ‘our way or no way’ [among social and religious conservatives], that’s really not a party.”

Tim Graham — Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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