Read it on Lucianne.com on May 13:
The Larger Question: The editor-in-chief of the New York Times, one Howell Raines, now famously has said that no paper can protect itself against a liar. This would indicate that the filters, checks and balances that Big Media spoke so high-mindedly about when the Internet took off, offer no protection whatsoever. If that’s true – what has been their gripe with Matt Drudge all these years? They said he has no filters, checks or balances. Well, clearly neither do they. We’ll take his truth rate over theirs 24/7. Here, Richard Cohen points to another blind spot at the Times: Strangulating political correctness.