“Clearly this is not a principle of his. This is business.”

by matttbastard

Michael Crowley on Dick Gephardt, Turkey, and the convergence of K-Street lobby groups and Armenian genocide denialists.

Related: Ken Silverstein on “DC’s lobbyists for hire”.


Glasgow Update: Whoops – Our Bad.

by matttbastard

Nick Bryant of BBC News details what led to the collapse of the (flimsy) terror case against Dr Mohammed Haneef. If this shameful debacle doesn’t provide Australian voters with ample justification to (finally) give Bush-licking fear monger John Howard the boot…

Related: Churumuri gleans 8 lessons from l’affaire Haneef.