The Washington Post has fired back after Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax invoked a WaPo investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct (allegations the paper decided not to publish after determining them to be uncorroborated) in an attempt to clear himself in the latest controversy in that state. The Post has now reported those allegations in order to defend their decision:

Other journos weighed in:

The Washington Post’s Dave Weigel asked…

Does any of this sound very familiar, except with a far different resulting media approach?

LOL! Good idea.

Sometimes we just can’t be sure!

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