Friday, June 03, 2005

Office politics saves the world

Or at least, it would appear that Deep Throat's motive for leaking the results of the FBI investigation into the Watergate break-in was pique from the acting second-in-command of the FBI that Nixon hadn't given him the top job.
See the article in Slate.

As the article says, this does rather transform the investigative reporters from fearless seekers for the truth into patsies involved in some private jockeying for position.

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