And it's mainly from the Left. My new piece at The Nation.
Just now the NYT public editor, Margaret Sullivan, who had pushed for transparency on this issue since taking the job last summer, now hails the belated reporting of secret site. "If it was ever appropriate to withhold the information, that time was
over. The drone program needs as much sunlight as possible. This is
another crucial step in the right direction."
Of course, another issue is: Why did the Times, and other papers, fail to disclose this for so long? And what other secrets are they voluntarily keeping?
And now there's the inevitably wacky Taiwan animation commentary, as Obama goes from shooting skeet to playing drone video "game":
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Criticism of Obama Drone War Mounts
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