Friday, November 7, 2008

WaPo Likes Gerson Column So Much, It Runs It Twice

The Gerson column, "The Decency of George W. Bush," ran on the op-ed page on Wednesday, and again today.

Guess the WaPo really wanted to drive home the point that our Torturer-In-Chief, a man responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and the exile of millions more, a President who used his office to gut both the Fourth Amendment and the age-old protections of habeas corpus, who turned the prosecutorial arm of the Federal government into the sort of partisan operation more typically associated with banana republics, is really a decent man.

That's quite an interesting definition of 'decency' they have.

4 comments:

MR. Bill said...

If the WaPo editorial board thinks this bit of fluff is worthy of printing twice, they need to be fired summarily.

low-tech cyclist said...

I agree, but who will bell the cat?

MR Bill said...

I was thinking 'bout the shrinking readership, and the old Nixonian phrase "voting with their feet",
or dollars. They might realize fewer people are going to pay for swill...

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