Then there is the sloppiness: The former representative Dick Armey was never House speaker, the Washington lobbyist Hilary Rosen spells her first name with only one “l” and it is Mike Berman, Walter F. Mondale’s former counsel, who breakfasts at the Four Seasons, not the Washington Post reporter Mark Berman.
In other words, I’m really jealous at how successful this new book is and how it eclipses my work. I wish I could write as well and report as deeply as Michael Wolff. By comparison, I am a mere pedant.
Whenever a book review is reduced to criticizing minor spelling errors, you know it comes from a place of pettiness.