Michael F. Bennet

NY Times' editorial page editor: No apology for Sarah Palin

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's lawyer seemed to be fishing for an apology as he grilled an editorial page editor at The New York Times in a federal courtroom on Wednesday.

Attorney Kenneth Turkel questioned Times editorial page editor James Bennet over his role in the creation of a June editorial about gun control after a shooter opened fire on Republican lawmakers in Virginia, wounding U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise.

The editorial, titled "America's Lethal Politics," was corrected twice after some readers complained that it appeared to blame a political action committee belonging to Palin, a former Republican vice presidential candidate, for "political...

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