The Corner

“The Novak Exception”

The most ethical thing in the world in the minds of the media elite is for a journalist to protect his sources. Reporters have gone to jail rather than reveal sources. But what about Robert Novak? He’s different. Super elite himself Joe Wilson wants him to spill the beans on where he got what he knew about Wilson’s wife–and the media, not wanting to be umcomfortable at the chic parties, and not counting Novak as a colleague, since, well, he thinks differently, agrees with Wilson, they want Novak to talk. The Journal has an excellent editorial on it all.

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