Talking Points Memo taking flak

· Miscellany

For an analysis of the growing scandal [Isn’t scandal a bit strong for a story that can be spun multiple ways? –ed. {Who the hell are you? Go back to Kaus’s blog! –xian}] around the idea of Rumsfeld and other politicos ignoring the best advice of the military brass and needlessly exposing our servicemen to greater risk than necessary, Joshua Marshall’s Talking Point Memo has been invaluable.

Despite the fact that his sources are sound and his explanations cogent, he is now being subjected to a campaign of oppobrium from readers who believe he is trying to undermine the U.S. and give aid and comfort to Saddam. Is the truth really that dangerous?