Further articles on the same subject
For example: How far back in time do you have to go to find a Defense Secretary with close ties to defense contractor lobbying than Michèle Flournoy? Well, just the most recent secretary. I think that’s part of telling the story correctly.
More broadly, as I wrote here one of the problems with the Times becoming an increasingly powerful juggernaut of talent is it doesn’t change the fact that they misfire sometimes but now a huge amount of intellectual firepower can’t critique them.