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Joshua Micah Marshall’s team give us a very effective video montage that helps us understand what President Bush and his spokesmen have meant all these years when they said that the man who exposed a covert CIA agent would be investigated and punished. In fact the phrase they used dozens of times was “get to the bottom of this.” It’s just that they didn’t understand that phrase quite the way you or I would. Take a look.
More from Scott Horton:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
Number of countries thought to possess chemical weapons:
Placebos are more effective if the drugs for which they stand in are said to be more expensive.
In Torrance, California, an African grey parrot named Nigel, who once spoke English with a British accent and had returned home after a four-year absence, began asking for someone named “Larry” and speaking Spanish.
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“I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.”