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    Comment on the Annals' choice of editorialists

    Dear Editor,

    I was surprised to find in the current issue of Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases that the lead editorial (“Leader” in British English) was written by the co-authors of one of the manuscripts reviewed in the same editorial (1,2).

    Traditionally, readers of the peer-reviewed biomedical literature have come to expect that editorialists bring an unbiased perspective to the papers or topics bei...

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