Out of the blue, I received a phone call recently from a source with a truly hot tip. He called himself “Deep Throat.” Really, don’t laugh. The story wasn’t about a diabolical presidential plot or anything similar, but when you are a journalist, the term “hot tip” gets the adrenaline going.Indeed, for most journalists, getting such a tip is akin to winning the lotto, hitting oil, striking gold. Maybe I exaggerate, but hot tips enthuse us like few other tools of the trade. So this tip, still ...

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