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NYT’s Kakutani Comes Out of Retirement to Praise ‘Diligent G-Man’ Comey’s Anti-Trump Tome

Posted on 14 April 2018

<p>The release of former FBI director James Comey’s book coaxed Michiko Kakutani, the <em>New York Times</em>’s former, famously influential chief book critic out of retirement and, unusually, into the news pages of Friday’s edition: “James Comey Has a Story to Tell. It’s Very Persuasive.” Kakutani was given over 2,000 words and a full news page to offer praise for <em>A Higher Loyalty -- Truth, Lies, And Leadership</em>, though the book evidently has no bombshell news to offer. While other outlets questioned Comey's personal insults of Trump, the only criticism Kakutani managed was about the damage Comey purportedly did to Hillary Clinton’s campaign.</p>