Comments on: Rubio rants, and not just to those close to him http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2016/05/17/rubio-rants-and-not-just-to-those-close-to-him/ Tracking U.S. politics Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:56:30 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Nickcw http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/2016/05/17/rubio-rants-and-not-just-to-those-close-to-him/comment-page-1/#comment-496380 Sat, 21 May 2016 17:27:35 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/talesfromthetrail/?p=47169#comment-496380 He has a point: Quoting sources anonymously while claiming they’re “close to” the targeted person is a time-tested way of doing people in, while leaving them no recourse to respond. No one can prove a negative (“I didn’t say that”).

It’s not as if newspapers are neutral and therefore deserve the benefit of the doubt. After all, they endorse candidates for high office. It seems like a conflict of interest to me.

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