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Crying “Breaking News”

I’m so used to seeing “Fox News Alerts” that when something truly newsworthy happens I often miss the story. Take the situation at Virginia Tech this morning. 22 people are dead. When I saw it out of the corner of my eye, I assumed whatever was going on was another cable-news overhype — they do it with car chases, with unidentified packages, etc. I was wrong. But I know how I got there.
What an awful story.

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Law & the Courts

It’s a Set-up

In my column yesterday, I contended that the unverifiable sexual-assault allegation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh bore “all the hallmarks of a set-up.” I based that assessment on the patently flimsy evidence, coupled with Senate Democrats’ duplicitous abuse of the confirmation-hearing process. To repeat ... Read More