Ruth Marcus Must Go

Ruth Marcus, clueless person. (Esther Dyson, flickr)

To paraphrase Judge Potter Stewart’s enduring assessment of hard-core pornography: when it comes to knowing when a seasoned journalist is past her prime, we know it when we see it.

After reading Ruth Marcus’s latest column in the Washington Post, we are compelled to render such a verdict, effective immediately.

Keystone Coincidence

Blogger suggests WaPo, Dem lawmakers coordinated on false story about Keystone and Koch Brothers
Construction of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline / AP

A pair of congressional Democrats are hyping debunked reporting on Koch Industries in an effort to tie them to the Keystone XL pipeline, leading a prominent conservative blogger to suggest coordination between the Washington Post and Democratic lawmakers.