Facts Are ‘Fair Game’ for WPost’s Axe-Grinding Editorialists

A Washington Post editorial (12/3/10) on the film Fair Game complains that “the film’s reception illustrates a more troubling trend of political debates in Washington in which established facts are willfully ignored.” Talk about lack of self-awareness. The film dramatizes the story of Joseph Wilson, a former ambassador who blew the whistle on the Bush administration’s intelligence manipulation, and his spouse Valerie Plame Wilson, who was outed by the administration as a covert CIA officer in retaliation for her husband’s criticism. The Post editorialists have been grinding their axes on the Wilsons’ case for a long time now, and the […]