William Barr’s sin

It appears to me that William Barr’s principal offense in the eyes of the left is that his summary of the Mueller report made it hard for the left-leaning media to continue their lurid and mistaken speculations during the hiatus between the release of the summary and the release of the full, redacted report.

Here, for instance, debate” is a euphemism for media drumbeat”:

For 27 days, the debate over Mueller’s findings was twisted by Barr’s poisonous distortions that implied a full exoneration of President Trump.

E.J. Dionne

May 4, 2019

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