Joe Williams—the senior White House reporter who was suspended from and later left Politico—is having a rough couple of weeks.
Mr. Williams, a former D.C. deputy bureau chief for The Boston Globe, had his impartiality called into question when, during an appearance on MSNBC, he said that Governor Mitt Romney appeared on Fox and Friends so often because he was most comfortable around other white people. (Apparently, being cognizant of race now constitutes a liberal bias.) The Washington Free Beacon flagged the video, and soon Breitbart.com and The Daily Caller unleashed their liberal media bias-sniffing hounds, scouring Mr. Williams’s Twitter and uncovering one retweet of a lewd joke about Ann Romney and the following critique of Politico: “what’s most irritating is the overlay of blatant racism. that’s the secret sauce in the Politico shitburger.” Read More