Delayed accusations – when they are politically useful. Cry Foul!

Yesterday, the Washington Post published this article: in which people accuse Bush’s former speechwriter of plagiarism.


If they noted plagiarism, why not call it out when it occurs? Why wait until he’s in the news (Gerson has a book coming out next month)? This is cowardice at its peak. This is turning a grudge into a moneymaker. It’s enough to make one’s blood boil.

I’m sure the fad didn’t start with Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas, but it sure seems to have exploded since then. Wait until a politically expedient time, then start dishing dirt.

Why do the politically connected have to start grievance resolution in the news? Is it the only way they can get attention?

Published in: on August 12, 2007 at 2:32 pm  Leave a Comment  

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