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Lanny Davis Rips Media on ‘Innuendo Journalism’

Blaming the media has never really fallen out of fashion. Former Special Counsel to President Clinton Lanny Davis is out with an op-ed about what he says is poor and sloppy media coverage of the Clintons. Headline: “The anti-Clinton media: Here we go again.”

Davis shreds everyone from NYT columnist Maureen Dowd for holding the Clinton’s responsible for the Huma Abedin situation, to her colleagues Nicholas Confessore and Amy Chozick on their story about the Clinton Foundation racking up deficits. He complains that the NYT coverage relies on “anonymous sourcing” and “innuendo.” He goes on to knock someone he deems one of Washington’s “best political reporters,” Politico‘s Maggie Haberman.

It appears Haberman was the inspiration for Davis’ op-ed piece.

“One of the best political reporters in Washington, Politico’s Maggie Haberman, posted an op ed piece yesterday August 20, unfortunately headlined, ‘The Clinton Drama:  Here we go again,’ wrote Davis. “In fact, the more accurate headline should have been, ‘Bogus media-created Clinton scandals:  Here we go again.’”

Read the full story. The op-ed also appeared in The Hill.

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