Ann McFeatters is chief of The Blade’s Washington bureau. Here’s her take on the perfidy done to Joe Wilson. Here’s the key point:
This whole icky thing could be an episode on 24 or Law and Order. We like to think most of our government officials are competent and well-intentioned. We know some are incompetent and lazy. When we find out that some are venal and vicious, it’s an enormously disheartening breach of trust.