Democrat operatives with bylines

PowerlineThe Washington Post has rehired Dave Weigel. He is covering the presidential campaign for the paper. In his last stint with the Post, Weigel covered the conservative movement. However, he lost his job due to vicious comments he posted on Journolist about major conservative figures and the conservative movement in general.

They fired him just long enough to be able to claim objectivity, and now they are bringing him back for the election.

I've occasionally noted in recent days that the Washington Post seemed to be making more of an effort to cover both sides of political issues. The goodwill they earned doing that is easily squandered by a boneheaded move like this one.

This entry was published Mon Jul 27 10:03:45 CDT 2015 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2015-07-27 10:03:45.0. [Tweet]

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