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Charles Colson’s Odd Guilty Plea: Was It Lawful?

(Stewart Baker) Watergate ushered in, among other things, the echt Age of Mainstream Media.  In a demonstration of raw media power, the Washington Post brought down a President who had just received a massive re-election mandate. No one questioned the media’s power again until the Drudge Report systematically undermined its legitimacy by covering the media the way [...]
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