The amount of time and energy devoted to this furtive exercise at the very highest levels of the government reminded us how little Americans know, in fact, about the ways
Mr. Bush[the Bullshitter-in-Chief] and his team undermined, subverted and broke the law in the name of saving the American way of life.
We’re glad The Times finally got around to chiming in. But the hope it expresses that “a new Congress and a new president” might provide “the full truth,” let alone hold the war criminals to account, is rosy at best.
The Times knows that, of course. Even so, it offers a bromide for the Pollyannas that “only by fully understanding what
Mr. Bush [the Bullshitter-in-Chief] has done over eight years to distort the rule of law and violate civil liberties and human rights can Americans ever hope to repair the damage and ensure it does not happen again.”
What about the damage that is not repairable? Uh, take two aspirins and call us in the morning.
Meanwhile, better late than never, the front page investigates a not-so-hidden hand: