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November 15, 2012 1:52 AM

Commentary: 2012 elections show political reporters need to do better

There's a grand tradition in newspaper writing that we might call the "boy, was I stupid" column. I was fully prepared to pen my version of that column after writing, on the very day of the first presidential debate, that the Barack Obama-Mitt Romney exchange would have very little impact on the eventual outcome of the race.

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