Saturday, April 28, 2007

Gaw, it's finally getting thru their heads.

Trials of the Truth Seekers
Historians will see the '06 election returns as indispensable to their work.

Without them, we'd never know what's happened to this country.

May 7, 2007 issue - Henry Waxman looks like your accountant, but he acts more like a dog with a boneā€”the hard bone of truth. This short, bald, mustached California congressman is digging up what really happened inside the U.S. government during the early years of the new century.

Last week, for instance, Waxman's House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform heard startling testimony about how the Army lied repeatedly to protect its image, covered up those lies, then lied again.

Instead of depressing me, the hearings left me strangely exhilarated. Historians will likely see the 2006 midterm election returns as indispensable to their work.

Without a change in party control, we would never have a chance to get to the bottom of what has happened to this country.

Now, if only Alter and all the other purveyors of Conventional Wisdom just STFU long enough for the hearings to bring to light all the things SOME OF US knew were happening, without getting all Broderific on us.


At 10:35 PM, Blogger Paddy said...

Bad day here on Paddy Mountain.

At 11:34 PM, Blogger gimmeabreak said...

What's the matter?

Alter still owes us all an apology. While he wasn't as bad as most in the run up to this cluster we live it, he was still complicit. I'm gonna go read the article and I'll come back.

At 11:48 PM, Blogger Cliff Schecter said...

Well said Padster!

At 11:48 PM, Blogger gimmeabreak said...

ok, I see Alter uses "We now see" and "We are learning".

Upon reading I was thinking to myself "what's this 'we' shit". Isn't he the investigative reporter? Where was he?

Thank you. That is all.

I hope you're ok, Paddy.

At 12:03 AM, Blogger gimmeabreak said...

(thanks for the hat tip below, guys)


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