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There's a lot of teeth gnashing in green circles over the Solyndra fallout. Even if it wasn't an election year, Republicans would be cynically milking the story for all it's worth, and that spigot shows no sign of going dry anytime soon. Are they being hypocritical? Sure. You bet they are. But let's at least be honest and acknowledge that this scandal has its roots in a bipartisan culture that thrives inside the beltway. Now there are some who fault the media for getting many details of the story wrong, thus playing into the scandal narrative. And there are some who fault the media for being late to the story. Where do you think the actual story is headed?

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