NYT's Op-ed about Dick Cheney's Shooting IncidentFinally some of the more 'liberal' mainstream U.S. press are finding their voices after a long bout with laryngitis, as seen by this op-ed published in yesterday's edition of the New York Times. It is about Dick Cheney's friendly fire incident: "Dick Cheney appears to have behaved like a teenager who thinks that if he keeps quiet about the wreck, no one will notice that the family car is missing its right door." That's pretty strong stuff from an American newspaper.
A shot in the foot
Let's see. The vice president of the United States accidentally shot someone while bird-hunting on a Texas ranch. It took the White House nearly 24 hours to share that information with the rest of the nation because Dick Cheney thought it would be better for his host to give the story to the local newspaper first. And by the way, it was all the victim's fault...
Read full article, which arrived in my Inbox via the International Herald Tribune, here.