Don’t read the New York Times if you want to know the full truth about Commerce Secretary nominee Gary Locke.
The paper “reports:”
Although the Commerce Department job is not the most prominent in the cabinet, it has been one of the hardest for Mr. Obama to fill. Two previous picks have withdrawn.
Supporters say Mr. Locke, the nation’s first and only Chinese-American governor and now an expert on China issues as a partner in a prominent Seattle law firm, brings something new: an international focus, centrist pragmatism, strong skills in public policy and a largely scandal-free résumé.
What wasn’t fit to print in the fishwrap of record: