Anthony Kennedy

Goldberg: The New York Times does a super PAC imitation

It was a crazy week, so you might have missed the news that The New York Times decided to operate like a super PAC.

Here's what happened. The Times' editorial board changed the bio on the opinion section's Twitter account to inform the public that it was "temporarily taking over" the feed to lobby against the Senate GOP tax bill. The board then proceeded to tweet out the phone numbers of various Republican senators and implored the public to deluge their offices with phone calls, "to urge the Senate to reject a tax bill that hurts the middle class & the nation's fiscal health."

There was a lot of dudgeon and consternation about this among the...

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