WashPost Puffs Trump’s J-6 Judge: Reasonable Yet Tough, ‘Coolheaded Natural Talent’

<div>WashPost Puffs Trump's J-6 Judge: Reasonable Yet Tough, 'Coolheaded Natural Talent'</div>

Government officials who are poised against Donald Trump are seen as heroes. Or are they painted as heroes to make them more likely to punish Trump? The Washington Post gushed over Tanya Chutkan, and we can guess in part because she’s “developed a reputation for being more punitive than her peers” on January 6 defendants.
The headline on Page One over this three-byline story by Rachel Weiner, Keith Alexander, and Spencer Hsu: 

‘Reasonable’ at trial and tough in her sentencing
Judge Chutkan heads into Trump case with a wealth of experience 

Reasonable, and experienced! Aren’t we lucky? Turn inside to A-6, and it’s another header: 

Colleagues recall Chutkan as a coolheaded ‘natural talent’

The Post is putting great hopes in this judge to convict Trump:

How Jamaica-born Judge Tanya S. Chutkan became Trump’s latest target. She has jailed every Jan 6 defendant to come before her, the only active DC judge to do so. By @rachelweinerwp @keithlalexander and @hsu_spencer https://t.co/NLWvnO80Dj
— Tom Jackman (@TomJackmanWP) September 27, 2023

She is one of only two D.C. judges to give every convicted rioter before them some time behind bars. And she is three times as likely as o …