For five years now, President Bush and his political allies have made former Ambassador Joseph Wilson a favorite whipping boy, never forgiving him for being one of the first Washington insiders to criticize Bush’s misuse of intelligence to justify the Iraq War.
So, at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Bush’s abuses of presidential power, even after Republicans reminded everyone that rules barred personal attacks (on Bush), that didn’t stop one Republican congressman from harshly criticizing Wilson.
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As Robert Parry reports, those new personal attacks on Wilson were not just hypocritical, they were wrong.
For the full written story, go to “The Endless Smearing of Joe Wilson" with links to past stories about the propaganda war against Wilson and his wife, former CIA officer Valerie Plame Wilson.
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