The Washington Post has a front page story about a Foreign Service officer resigning in protest against the Afghan War. I didn’t read but the first graph or so but thought it odd that a relatively junior officer would deserve that newsprint position.
Well regarded former Post reporter Tom Ricks, asked this morning on The Diane Rehm Show on NPR if The Post overplayed the story, said,
“Yes. Oh my god, who’s going to run the office copy machine? I don’t think [the State Dept.] trusts this guy with the men’s room key yet.