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The New York Times’ Anonymous Senior Official Was a Nobody

The general rule of thumb in the publishing business is that anonymous is nobody. Genuinely high-level people may leak, but they don’t posture as “Anonymous.”

When they actually come forward, they do so publicly. Because they’ve calculated the career impact.

The last major Anonymous, as in the author of a thinly fictionalized novel about the Clinton campaign 1.0, turned out to be a media hack who wanted to avoid negative attention for tweaking a Democrat, not anyone deep in Clintonworld.

The “Anonymous” title certainly helped sell books.

To no one’s surprise, the current “Anonymous” turned out to be Miles Taylor. Who? Exactly.

The senior administration official touted by the New York Times, who got an anonymous book deal, was just another staffer. One who went public and has been bashing President Trump for months via the media.

Read the full story from Front Page Mag

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