NY Times has bad day, very bad d

The US is, as a matter of policy, sending suspects to places where torture is legal. The Times took its time (and got scooped over a period of months by the Wash Post & the SF Chron) but it finally got the story. Except. Except it forgot to mention that Democracy-threatening little adjunct: that Bush is invoking executive privilege to prevent any legal challenges to this profoundly un-American and dangerous policy. Doug Ireland's blog includes a critique of the Times' unquestioning coverage of the shooting of the Italian convoy (see "US Attack..." below) (Direland)

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