The Washington Post has always been a CIA asset. The CIA used the Washington Post to orchestrate the Watergate narrative used to drive President Nixon out of office. The CIA wanted Nixon gone, because Nixon was threatening the military/security complex’s budget and power by making arms control agreements with the Soviets and by opening to... Read More
The Washington Post has been long regarded as a CIA asset. That does not mean it is, but whether it is or isn’t, the Washington Post behaves as one. Consider its March 26 editorial. The Washington Post champions Alexei Navalny, “an irrepressible spirit” attempting to rescue Russia from Putin’s corruption and dictatorship, despite being “in... Read More
"In ten years or so, we'll leak the truth," the Dead Kennedys sang. "But by then it's only so much paper." But it might just score you a Pulitzer Prize. Award bait and bragging rights are no doubt the principal goals of The Washington Post's self-congratulatory data dump, "The Afghanistan Papers." The papers — 2,000... Read More
...Or, How Dumb Can We Get?
Off the top of my head, I can’t think of anybody who achieved notoriety in the political blogosphere quicker than John Pomfret. Pomfret, of course, is the editor of the Washington Post Outlook section responsible for the much maligned Charlotte Allen piece about women entitled “Women Aren’t Very Bright” (belatedly retitled “We Scream We Swoon... Read More