Skip to comments.IS Hypocrisy Still Considered A Vice? (Slams today's NYT Rove editorial!)
Posted on 07/13/2005 6:45:01 AM PDT by NathanBookman
We rarely read the New York Times' editorials except for their occasional humor value; today's editorial on the Valerie Plame affair is a case in point. To begin with, the Times has a bit of a problem denouncing leaks, as it admits: "Far be it for [sic] us to denounce leaks." No kidding; the Times has carried on a guerrilla war against the Bush administration for the last four and one-half years, relying largely on anti-Bush leaks by Democrats in the CIA and the State Department.
But the Plame "leak" is different, somehow:
But it is something else entirely when officials peddle disinformation for propaganda purposes or to harm a political adversary.
Yes, we certainly agree with that. That's why our opinion of Joe Wilson is so low. He leaked the contents of his own report to the CIA--in the pages of the New York Times!--only he lied about his own report.
(Excerpt) Read more at powerlineblog.com ...
Even rarely reading this piece of butt wipe is once to often. Why reward them?
Isn't it funny how, once again, the MSM has become the story instead of the story the MSM is trying to push/cover being the story?
Its the Age of Clinton
New York Times motto "All the news that fits (our agenda)".
Who was it who "outed" these CIA employees, blew their cover and perhaps endangered their lives? The New York Times, of course! In an article that was based largely on leaks by former CIA employees, who were out to embarrass the administration. Ah, but that's the "good" kind of leak--the kind that exposes the Agency's real covert operatives, not the kind that tries to correct lies told by Democratic Party loyalists in the pages of the New York Times.