Every time a new edition of Naming Names comes out, his introductions get worse and worse, ... The blacklist was unnecessary, and unwarranted, but what Navasky does is that he makes everyone who was blacklisted into major moral heroes just because they were blacklisted ... This is all a holdover from Navasky's roots in the old left. He defends and identifies with the communist left and the fellow-travelling left. It's the post-Soviet era, but the Nation continues to identify the world in terms of the United States being an evil force. So they will say 'we were against Saddam Hussein', but it's still the US that is the evil power.
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For Mercy has a human heart; Pity, a human face; Love, the human form divine; and Peace, the human dress.
~ William Blake (November 28, 1757 - August 12, 1827)
It has become clear that official intelligence was not relied on in making even the most significant national security decisions, that intelligence was misused publicly to justify decisions already made, that damaging ill will developed between [Bush] policy-makers and intelligence officers, and that the intelligence community's own work was politicized.