Why the Times Missed the Van Jones Story


For the same reason everyone else did — Labor Day! Managing editor Jill Abramson admits that the paper was “a beat behind on this story” because their “Washington bureau was somewhat short-staffed during the height of the pre–Labor Day vacation period.” So the one guy who writes stories critical of the Obama administration had the day off? [NYT]

Earlier: Conservatives Can’t Just Enjoy Van Jones Victory