A CBS News Report From Over 40 Years Ago Proves Global Warming Is...
Legal Circus Involving Five Americans in Turks and Caicos Could Have Been Avoided...
Does This Tweet From a Former Obama Aide Mean That Dems Are Panicking...
Did Joe Biden Fall Asleep at a Memorial Day Ceremony?
These Dems Were Too Busy Coddling Terrorists to Know What Memorial Day Means
Here's What Jason Kelce Told His Wife When She Was Venting About Harrison...
The CCP Is None Too Pleased a U.S. Delegation Is in Taiwan
McCaul Issues a Warning From Taiwan Amid Escalating CCP Aggression
(Corporate) Charity Cases
5 Reasons to Make the Trump Tax Cut Permanent
Netanyahu Calls Weekend Strike in Rafah a 'Tragic Mistake'
CBS Host Pushes Buttigieg on Why So Few EV Charging Stations Have Been...
Winning the Messaging Battle, Part I
Recognizing Palestine
Here's How the Biden Administration Is Reportedly Handling Iran Nuclear Deal

Shame on Harry Reid -- and the Post

These remarks are unworthy of the Democrat leader of the US Senate.  In them, Harry Reid uses weasel words to accuse Mitt Romney of being a tax evader -- without claiming any personal knowledge but an alleged tip from an unnamed "Bain investor."

If Mitt Romney were not a public figure, this would come pretty darn close to slander.  And note that Reid himself has declined to release his own tax returns.  Does that mean that he, likewise, has something to hide?

Imagine the media uproar if Mitch McConnell announced that some conveniently- unnamed source had informed him that President Obama had broken the law -- and he had repeated the unsubstantiated rumor without any knowledge of its truth. Just imagine.

Shame on the Washington Post for peddling Reid's smears without having any basis for evaluating their truth or falsehood.  In my view, this comes close to journalistic malpractice.

Join the conversation as a VIP Member


Trending on Townhall Videos