The New York Times is ignoring elder abuse of famed author Harper Lee, who wrote To Kill a Mockingbird…

The octogenarian author was ‘given’ a copy of Go Set a Watchman and didn’t recognize it as a crummy first draft of her To Kill a Mockingbird. Clearly lawyers, agents and family members exploiting Ms. Lee’s dementia, but writers for The New York Times are taking the story in the direction of: “we’re super-excited for Lee’s estate vultures.”

Harper Lee Receives Copy of ‘Go Set a Watchman’ as Release Nears

The New York Times, June 7

Nearly 60 years after Harper Lee wrote “Go Set a Watchman,” the novel she hoped would be her literary debut, the 89-year-old author was handed a finished copy of the book at a private lunch in Monroeville, Ala., last week.

Despite the manuscript’s long and uncertain journey to publication, Ms. Lee seemed breezily self-assured about the book’s highly anticipated releasenext week, people who attended said.