The Tabloid Turncoat
Then the chairman of the inquiry, Lord Justice Leveson, quizzed him. Myler had argued that settling the Taylor lawsuit was a simple strategy to “limit reputational damage.”
“What one person might describe as a cover-up, another person would describe as an attempt to limit reputational damage?” said Leveson.
“Absolutely, sir,” said Myler.
Myler was not the only one who felt betrayed. “When people are shooting at you, you keep your head down. You stand together,” Col Allan said to an old friend. “Colin panicked to save his own reputation.”
Allan had a word for Myler’s behavior: “Weak.”
via The Tabloid Turncoat.