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Deeper Motives

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For those who aren't Deep-Throated out yet (and I, for one, am nowhere close to being tired of this story), Slate's Jack Schafer does a terrific job of laying out Mark Felt's real motivations for turning into the world's most famous whistleblower. It ain't pretty, and it's nobody's fairy tale of good triumphing over evil, but then again, these things rarely are.

 

Tom Shoop is vice president and editor in chief at Government Executive Media Group, where he oversees both print and online editorial operations. He started as associate editor of Government Executive magazine in 1989; launched the company’s flagship website, GovExec.com, in 1996; and was named editor in chief in 2007.

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