The Corner

‘Seditious Lies’

Joe Klein counsels White House restraint on Fox, but isn’t the White House already restraining itself in not prosecuting Fox’s sedition? Klein at one point says Fox “borders on sedition,” but apparently its lies actually are “seditious.” And Klein uses these words after stipulating that he’s going to be “precise.” Can someone tell me why the self-styled high-minded defenders of civil discourse in this country so often resort to such bilious nonsense? Of course, Joe Klein is especially given to this kind of ranting lately. Pete Wehner, over to you.