Something else for Christopher Hitchens to chew on, the weasel-word “seemed” notwithstanding:
An Army captain who reported new allegations of detainee abuse in Iraq said Tuesday that Army investigators seemed more concerned about tracking down young soldiers who reported misconduct than in following up the accusations and investigating whether higher-ranking officers knew of the abuses.
We can’t be sure, but we don’t think the officer — 29-year-old Capt. Ian Fishback — is what Hitchens even in his wildest attack on the so-called liberal press would term a phoney peacenik. Fishback is a West Point graduate from Michigan and son of a Vietnam War veteran, according to Eric Schmitt’s report.
— Tireless Staff of Thousands