I've been with the paper for almost 30 years.
I was a finalist for the Pulitzer as a reporter.
The issue I highlight in the book is welfare reform.
The paper nominated me 12 or 13 times for the Pulitzer Prize.
When Howard Dean started saying some honest things, they hung him.
Well, what happened is that I had been the subject of vicious attacks by Bill O'Reilly and Rush Limbaugh.
What passes for investigative journalism is finding somebody with their pants down - literally or otherwise.
Much of what candidates have to do is raise money and appeal to constituencies or interest groups that can provide that money.
Even with the best of intentions, even when they're very smart and knowledgeable - as opposed to George W., who is neither - it doesn't seem to matter.