But lost in the media love fest was Bump’s partisan past — a history left unspoken in either the Post’s official announcement or any of the Twitter applause. Not only does Bump’s archive at The Wire betray a palpable bias in favor of progressivism; his career as a journalist began when he headed a vicious pro-labor blog which published the names and addresses of opponents later targeted by unions.
Apparently right from the beginning this guy knew he wanted to work for WaPo – or the NYT. And he knew that in order to do that, he’d have to make his bones by collecting some scalps from the enemy.
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