Sunday’s New York Times published an editorial that would ordinarily merit a thorough reading. It starts: “There are too many moments these days when we cannot recognize our country. Sunday was one of them, as we read the account in The Times of how men in some of the most trusted posts in the nation plotted to cover up the torture of prisoners by Central Intelligence Agency interrogators by destroying videotapes of their sickening behavior. It was impossible to see the founding principles of the greatest democracy in the contempt these men and their bosses showed for the Constitution, the rule of law and human decency.”
This would ordinarily have been an excellent commentary, except that it comes from the same newspaper that just last week offered an employment opportunity and a soapbox to Bill Kristallnacht. It’s like a restaurant hiring a guy with a famous past of making brown, shitty omlettes and then bitching about brown, shitty omlettes.