New Yorker Editor Defends Times, Assails White House


David Remnick, right, with New York’s Adam Moss and Rolling Stone’s Jann Wenner at the 2006 Ellies

Remnick writes in a Talk of the Town piece in the current issue:

In the wake of the Administration’s record of dishonesty and incompetence in Iraq and the consequent decline in the President’s domestic polling numbers, it is not hard to discern why the White House might find a convenient enemy in the editors of the Times: this is an election year.