TOE THE LINE, OR ELSE….Hell hath no fury like a lover scorned. Over at The Nation William Greider tells us that the pro-war Washington Post has recently gotten ever so slightly skeptical of the Bush administration:
The Post’s institutional discomfort was confirmed on February 27 in a long, semiconfessional editorial that respectfully acknowledged the angry dissenters and attempted once again to justify the march to war, but with less imperious certainty. The essence of the editorial board’s defense was, Hey, the Post has always been for invading Iraq and toppling Saddam, so give us credit at least for consistency.
And their reward for that bit of drift? Well, George Bush called on the New York Times last night and the LA Times and the Wall Street Journal and the….