Eve Conant, I guess, can dismiss the reality of rising right wing terrorism with platitudes about “less offensive” motivations and “poor life choices.” As if that will somehow make up for the number of people that have already died as a result of this terrorism.
|By: emptywheel Wednesday March 31, 2010 6:12 am|
|By: emptywheel Tuesday March 23, 2010 12:30 pm|
On Friday, former militia leader Mike Vanderboegh called for anti-Democratic vandalism across the country to protest the health care bill. There were attacks in–at least–Wichita, KS, Tucson, AZ, Rochester, NY, Niagara Falls, NY which appeared to respond to Vanderboegh’s call and for which he has proudly claimed credit.
|By: emptywheel Friday November 13, 2009 9:54 am|
Michael Isikoff asked one of the key questions about the conduct of KSM’s trial in a civilian court: whether or not he would be able to enter evidence of his torture into the trial. Holder basically answered–though he didn’t say it explicitly–that the charges and the prosecutions evidence will be designed such that the evidence of KSM’s torture will not be directly relevant.
|By: emptywheel Monday November 2, 2009 6:15 am|
Michael Isikoff’s coverage of Dick Cheney’s interview (h/t Leen) seems designed as much to defend his bad reporting on the CIA Leak case as to report the content of the interview itself. It’s not that I expected Isikoff to point out that Cheney refused to say things to Fitzgerald that Cheney’s own lawyer had been [...]