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For my part, I found something else of interest in Carroll’s apologia, namely his brief references to his paper’s investigative methods in reporting on Arnold’s groping. “The reporters started by asking the paper’s many Hollywood sources for names of possible victims,” Carroll writes, implying the Times’s conclusion was preordained. That is, Arnold was assumed to be guilty until proven guilty.
More revealing still was Carroll’s next revelation: “The names of other people who might have knowledge of Schwarzenegger’s behavior were gleaned from the credits of his films.” That’s a lot of movies and a lot more names. What would Carroll say if, for instance, John Ashcroft attempted such a dragnet?p> Must Read (posted 10/13/03 12:35 a.m.) br> In honor of Columbus Day, I recommend you read our Italy-based columnist Frank Rocca’s human interest story in the latest London Spectator
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