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    The Washington Post also had a fearless publisher who had made the paper into a real competitor to the New York Times in government and national news. If the Times had not published the Pentagon Papers, they would have lost a lot of respect and their role as the newspaper of record. The Post now seems to be satisfied with the best advice columnist in the land and doesn't want to upset David Broder's dream world. The Wall Street Journal doesn't compete in this area, so no one is forcing the Times to stay honest any more.

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