The Hazards of Tweeting from Guantanamo Bay

By: Thursday April 29, 2010 6:59 am

As the courtroom cleared following the adjournment of Omar Khadr’s first day of pre-trial hearings, a Marine captain asked me if I could address “an internet rumor.” Uh, sure, I replied. She wanted to know: did I somehow find a way to tweet from inside the extremely-secure courtroom?


Washington Sketchy: Milbank’s Meaningless Metaphor Makes Me Mad

By: Thursday April 15, 2010 6:09 am

A couple weeks ago, I had a conversation with some friends in which the lameness of Milbank emerged, and a friend urged me to take a structural understanding. After all, the guy’s on a beat that requires frivolity and rejects substance. If you write ‘Washington Sketch,’ you have to treat subjects like indefinite detention as a giggle. OK, let’s say that’s true. . . .

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