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Old 06-23-2019, 07:08 PM
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...for fucks sakes it was a fucking tweet. And after having examined what was said in context I can't really disagree with his "hot take." There was nothing unethical about what he posted, certainly nothing that would be actionable.
Maybe not unethical, but sloppy and irresponsible. And I don't buy that just because he's not putting it in an article and acting in the capacity as a WaPo writer that it's somehow less egregious. Weigel has followers. Weigel has readers. Weigel is clearly active in politics and in a much stronger position than you or I to influence the debate, and people can influence the debate by regurgitating distortion on twitter. It's not asking a lot for someone in his position to take some ownership of what he posts.