You remember Richard Clarke. He was the counter-terrorism adviser to Presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and (briefly) George W. Bush. He’s the guy who implored the second Bush Administration…Read more
Memo to Sen. Dianne Feinstein: thanks a whole big bundle.
Too well I recall the morning last November when I read your stated intention to vote in favor of confirming Michael Mukasey as U.S. Attorney General. It made what would have been a pleasant breakfast at a local café go down quite a bit less easily. I narrowly averted embarrassment, because your characterizations of Judge Mukasey as independent-minded and repulsed by the idea of torture were such stuff as spit-takes are made on.Read more
Put down that cup of coffee, unless you like a mess. Courtesy of TPM Muckraker: Gitmo to Stay Open as Human Rights Sanctuary Turns out it’s more than just a…Read more
There’s a new mutation of bullshit that is taking hold in Washington, and I want everybody to get inoculated now. Seriously, before we have to listen to any more of this infectious mealymouthed tripe. And look, it is not my aim to just pile on Bush again. He’s had a bad week, and I feel for him in that regard, but this little outbreak started with him.Read more