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What's the thought process that leads a reporter to type up a Republican Senator's statement that Republicans think war spending measures should be paid for without noting the Republicans' longstanding disinterest in paying for wars, as illustrated by the fact that they spent most of the last decade starting wars and cutting taxes at the drop of a hat?
If you're just going to type up a politician's comments without adding important context, why not just invite him to submit an op-ed and save yourself the time, effort, and money required to transcribe his remarks?
What's the thought process that leads a reporter to interview a politician calls for a reduction in government spending, then type up those comments, and never once ask what effect that would have on the economy?
Again, why not save some money and just post raw video of the guy giving a speech?