Friday, February 22, 2008

Editor Bill Keller Responds to McCain Flap
By Howard Kurtz
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, February 22, 2008; 2:09 PM

As the fallout mounts over the New York Times piece on John McCain and Vicki Iseman, Bill Keller says he's surprised at the magnitude of the negative reaction.

The Times editor, responding to reader questions online, strikes a somewhat different tone than when I interviewed him yesterday. He sounds chastened, and perhaps a little frustrated, by the reaction:

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