Nico Pitney and Collusion with the White House


This is outside the normal purview of this blog, but I do find the continued controversy over whether or not Nico Pitney colluded with the White House before asking about his famous Iran question slightly odd. As far as I can tell there is no real evidence that the White House pressured him to ask a specific question, and no real contention that the question was anything but a tough one, and no real disagreement over the fact that the president dodged it. If this is what the vast leftwing conspiracy looks like, it's really not off to a good start.

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Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. More

Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism, an economics blog that was recently published in book form by Simon and Schuster. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. He is also on Twitter.

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