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SIMMONS: A Gray rally protesting ‘persecution’
Question of the Day
But, like others, he also poked at the media, saying that “lives are being destroyed and ruined” and calling on the media to stop the “public innuendo.”
Federal prosecutors are using financial forensics to help get their done. That’s what they do.
The media is using named and unnamed sources to get its job done. That’s what we do.
We were all there at the rally to record and repeat what was said, and we withstood the crooked fingers pointed in our faces.
And that is because we are not the story. Elected officials who break the law or betray the public’s trust are.
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Award-winning opinion writer Deborah Simmons is a senior correspondent who reports on City Hall and writes about education, culture, sports and family-related topics. Mrs. Simmons has worked at several newspapers, and since joining The Washington Times in 1985, has served as editorial-page editor and features editor and on the metro desk. She has taught copy editing at the University of ...
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