The print edition of the Washington Times story is headlined Utah bribery case ensnares Harry Reid, while the online one (now?) reads Harry Reid’s name surfaces in Utah bribery case against two former attorneys general but both resolve to
a court filing that makes tantalizing references to a possible pay-to-play influence scheme involving U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.Not so much a "snare" as a "smear", then.
PS: A friend in Utah writes:
Wow. To anyone familiar with the Swallow-Shurtleff scandal and the actual Harry Reid connection thereto, the Washington Times' implication is beyond mendacious. The Soviets at their worst never waxed this bald in lying innuendo.