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Howell The Blogger

Debbie: "I've heard from lots of angry readers about the remark in my column Sunday that lobbyist Jack Abramoff gave money to both parties. A better w

Debbie: "I've heard from lots of angry readers about the remark in my column Sunday that lobbyist Jack Abramoff gave money to both parties. A better way to have said it would be that Abramoff "directed" contributions to both parties...read on"

A better way to say it would have been to be accurate in your reporting instead of helping the public to believe that this is an equal opportunity scandal. I know that's a lot to hope for. Ken Mehlman thanks you.

Jane says: If they care so much about the "facts," why don't they hit the "fact" that so far there has been no proof that any of the contributions made by the Indian tribes to Democrats were in any way illegal, or that their overall contributions to Democrats plummeted once Abramoff appeared on the scene? I guess those "facts" don't conform to the dog-whistle journalism they are clearly engaging in....read on

Atrios says: "Politicians may see any Abramoff-related money as radioactive and return it. That's fine. But the tribes were the victims, not the criminals....read on"

David E: HOWL: "After nearly a week’s worth of outraged posts, letters and phone calls Pravada Ombudsman Deborah Howell...read on"

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