Hey it’s a Murdoch paper and everything:
. . . I think it will be crucial to this story whether the tape of the conversation gets leaked. Not because of the factual situation, but simply because things on tape are somehow much more real to the media and the public than transcripts.
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You know, if Trump really did shoot somebody on 5th Ave it would be less serious than what he has actually done (and yes, he did it — they aren’t even disputing the facts). Murdering an individual isn’t as important as colluding with foreigners to subvert an election 1/— Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) September 20, 2019