More on ACORN (and Obama)?

Carol Platt Liebau
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Posted: Mar 30, 2009 5:56 PM
A story is running in The Philadelphia Bulletin, alleging that the New York Times sat on an election-season story about the close ties between Obama and ACORN on the grounds that it would have been a "game-changer" for the election.

It strikes me that this is an entirely appropriate subject for more Congressional investigation, because if some of the allegations are true, there is a good chance that (surprise!) ACORN may have been implicated in violating federal election law.

As the debate continues over the fate of America's newspapers, it's worth asking: If this happened, did the New York Times really live up to what's supposed to be a newspaper's primary function: The reporting of news of public import, without fear or favor?