Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Myth Judith

Memoir of Mass Delusion

“I took America to war in Iraq. It was all me. OK, I had some help from a duplicitous vice president, Dick Cheney. Then there was George W. Bush, a gullible president who could barely locate Iraq on a map and who wanted to avenge his father and enrich his friends in the oil business. And don’t forget the neoconservatives in the White House and the Pentagon who fed cherry-picked intelligence about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction, or WMD, to reporters like me. None of these assertions happens to be true, though all were published and continue to have believers.” 

—Judith Miller, discredited Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter, “The Iraq War and Stubborn Myths,” Wall Street Journal, April 3, 2015 Image: Media ARE 

Editorial Comment: Oh, Judy, Judy, Judy.

Related: Steve Buttry, “Jonathan Landay elaborates on Judith Miller’s flawed Iraq Reporting,” The Buttry Diary, April 13, 2015

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