Re: I have decided, after 28 years and with mixed feelings, to leave The Times.




"Towse" <self@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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> From Judith Miller's blog:
> <http://judithmiller.org/news/>
>
> [...]
>
> "Partly because of such objections from some colleagues, I have decided,
> after 28 years and with mixed feelings, to leave The Times. I am honored
> to have been part of this extraordinary newspaper and proud of my
> accomplishments here ? a Pulitzer, a DuPont, an Emmy and other awards ?
> but sad to leave my professional home.
>
> "But mainly I have chosen to resign because over the last few months, I
> have become the news, something a New York Times reporter never wants to
be.
>
> "Even before I went to jail, I had become a lightning rod for public
> fury over the intelligence failures that helped lead our country to war.
> Several articles I wrote or co-wrote were based on this faulty
> intelligence, and in May 2004, The Times concluded in an editors? note
> that its coverage should have reflected greater editorial and
> reportorial skepticism."
>
> [...]
>
> Skepticism?


What the hell does she mean, "faulty intelligence"? I thought Bush,
Clinton(s), Kerry, Rice, Powell, Blair and all the rest of them who said
Saddam has WMDs deliberately lied about it.

--Catman<I'm outraged>du


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