(THE FEDERALIST) -- Americans were treated to another delightful little peek at the cherished civility of our national press corps this week, when news broke that a longtime White House aide married the vice president’s press secretary.
Stephen Miller and Katie Waldman wed Sunday in Washington. The president attended, and by all accounts it was a wonderful party for the happy couple. We might think young love in the midst of so much political warfare is a cause for celebration among a press corps that pines for a return to norms of civility daily.
The New York Times broke the story with a largely straight-forward wedding announcement that made passing reference to the groom’s hawkish immigration politics. The author must have forgotten an even-handed approach toward an administration official is a dereliction of duty in modern journalism, and their colleagues were having none of it.
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