Excellent. Shared. And not an error so much as an omission. As I tweeted, not just in mainstream media, or politics, or even national politics. Lack of accountability is a systemic problem in modern journalism. Just because it popped into my head: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2016/12/12/was-wrong-brexit/P9xUZuE1OGjpkV1wxiZ79J/amp.html?client=safari
Why? The answer is partly that 14 years of living in the United States had taken their toll. Americans since the 1960s have wanted the Brits inside the EU to counterbalance the French, whom they do not trust. I had started to think that way. But a bigger factor — I must admit it — was my personal friendship with David Cameron and George Osborne. For the first time in my career, I wrote things about which I had my doubts in order to help my friends stay in power. That was wrong and I am sorry I did it.