... which used to be a good paper, the one that broke Watergate and generally was a center-left antidote to the Republican-slanted, Rev. Sun Myung Moon-owned Washington Times. I frequently choose to cite its versions of news articles here, since it is the one paper at least skimmed daily by most Beltway Democrats. I even was willing to forgive the Ben Domenech fiasco, if only because it was so much fun to watch that egotistical, ignorant and ultimately dishonest young man destroy himself in an event of karmic retribution as neat and quickly resolved as an episode of "My Name Is Earl."
But when not just conservative ideology, but modern conservatism's penchant for ignoring or even rewriting the facts to support that ideology, lands on a paper's editorial page, it's fair to seriously second-guess both the bias and the integrity of the paper as a whole. Exhibit One: this preposterously inaccurate editorial and the various denunkings of that editorial collated here at The Agonist.
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