David Harsanyi, writing for National Review, accuses journalists Nina Totenberg and Jane Mayer of playing fast and loose with the facts in an ideologically motivated effort to discredit a conservative Surpreme Court. Harsanyi compares their misguided efforts to Walter Cronkite’s exaggeration of the number of back-alley abortion deaths in 1965, a false number that flavored the abortion debate for years thereafter.
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