Note: I originally wrote and posted this article in January of 2016. I’m posting it again because I remembered I’d already written this halfway through writing another diatribe on journalism.
Over the years, and more frequently recently, I have been accused of being a “bad journalist,” and – on a few notable occasions – had my “journalist integrity” called into question. Guys. People. I am not a journalist.
This morning the House Republicans reversed course and dropped the Goodlatte amendment from their rules package for the 115th Congress, leaving the Office of Congressional Ethics a non-partisan and independent agency.