The president-elect’s tendency to go after people who criticize him by sending false and provocative statements to his 17 million Twitter followers not only imperils these individuals. It also poses a clear and present danger to our democracy.
Mark Halperin's sleazy new book (the one that snared Harry Reid and beats up on John and Elizabeth Edwards) is proof, writes Glenn Greenwald, that our media aspire to trash and gossip. This story, plus Nixon, Sinatra, Limbaugh, drugs and more after the jump.
President Bush continues to insist that there is a direct connection between the perpetrators of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the "folks that are bombing innocent people in Iraq." In fact, according to The New York Times, Bush mentioned al-Qaida no fewer than 30 times in public remarks Thursday.