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Campaign Contribution?

More excellent reporting on the LA Times from LA Weekly’s unfortunately-named Bill Bradley:

“Senior Democratic strategists knew the particulars of last Thursday’s L.A. Times exposé on Arnold Schwarzenegger well in advance of the story’s publication, the Weekly has learned from well-informed sources. This knowledge came not only in advance of publication but also before anyone outside a close circle at the Times knew of the story’s timing and particulars.”

Referring to the LA Times sliming of Schwarzenegger, Glenn Reynolds makes this point:

“This is yet another reason why campaign finance “reform” is a joke — this is effectively a huge secret campaign donation that just happens to be exempt from the law.”

Yup.

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