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The Dirty F*&king Hippie Caucus Archived Edition

Billmon goes back into his archives: But to piece together the truth in those days you had to scrounge for it, ignore the ignorance and lies pouring

Billmon goes back into his archives:

But to piece together the truth in those days you had to scrounge for it, ignore the ignorance and lies pouring out of Donald Rumfeld's mouth and defy the prevailing political tide of arrogant triumphalism. Very few journalists, and even fewer politicians, were willing to do that. Some in Left Blogistan were (Kos, Needlenose and Steve Gilliard, among others, also come readily to mind). As a result we presented a far more accurate picture of the war to our readers than the corporate media — with a few honorable exceptions — did to its own. I'm proud enough of that to want to remind the world, and the moronic media blog bashers in particular, of it...read on


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