Glenn Greenwald
February 14, 2008

CNN’s John Roberts helps out Mike McConnell

When our news media interview high government officials, especially ones like McConnell with shiny military medals, they are now so Pravda-like they not only invite government claims to be voiced with no critical scrutiny whatsoever (“why the urgent need for retroactive immunity for these telecommunications companies?,” with no challenge whatsoever to the “cooperation” claim), but the reporters now actually try to top the government officials in adding on new reasons why their demanded policies are so crucial (“But is it also important from your perspective to keep the prying eyes of attorneys who are launching these lawsuits away from uncovering information about the program”).

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