Stranger things have rarely happened. Last week Rush Limbaugh called for Republicans to step back and let the media lead the charge against the President on Indonesian contributions. As proof, perhaps, that even a talk-show host can grow, Limbaugh acknowledged that the G.O.P.'s credibility is tainted by accusations of extremism and that the press is doing a fine job of making Clinton look like the world's slowest learner for not quickly producing every document associated with the affair.

But when Limbaugh praises the media, the media should check the clips. Yes, the amount of money sucked up during the latest campaign...

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