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     September 17, 2020      #95-261 a2z
 

Scott Reeder: Anonymous sources can't be

By Scott Reeder

SPRINGFIELD — I read The Atlantic magazine story asserting that Donald Trump denigrated America’s war dead, and then I cringed.

It’s certainly troubling if any president were to say such a thing. But I have no way of reaching an objective determination on whether it was said or not.

Why? The story is based on anonymous sources.

Not only do we have no idea who these people are, we have no idea why they are speaking up now — two years after — the alleged utterance. And we also don’t know what access, ...

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cocoa ("coh-cah" @ October 1, 2020, 10:34 am
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shadow on Region's… @ 09/09/2020
Excellent article
shadow @ November 15, 2020, 6:18 pm
I fully agree.
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