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What the Washington Post Missed

nkn Wrote: May 15, 2012 11:35 AM
Yea, the primary focus needs to be on more important issues. But, it still is useful to keep these stories on the back burner because it lets everyone know you're onto the game. We might be spared other non-stories like this in the Democrats' non-arsenal because they see that we're not going to just swallow it without question, and that we are able to effectively counter them.

Last week, the Washington Post produced a front-page story intended to shock readers with the news of Mitt Romney’s leading fellow preppies in cutting the bleach-blond hair of a student at their school. The incident in question took place in 1965, some 47 years ago. The news that Mitt Romney did dumb things in high school was played as if it was most revealing. But, unconnected to anything else, it leaves the reader puzzled? Why this story? Why now?

Liberal commentators are quick to respond: It’s all part of the narrative (their favorite word, by the way). And the...