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The Wall Street Journal at War with Itself

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The possibility of collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and agents of the Russian government came into sharper focus last week, as special counsel Robert S. Mueller III brought his first indictments and disclosed a surprising plea-bargain with a junior member of the campaign foreign policy team, George Papadopoulos.  The latter seemed to promise plenty more to come. Mueller was met by a chorus of calls from Rupert Murdoch’s media empire that he resign. The editorial board of The Wall Street Journal  called for Mueller to step down on grounds that “he lacks the critical distance to conduct a credible