Brennan Did Brief GOP Reps About Abdulmutallab

By: Monday February 8, 2010 7:31 am

If anybody was actually paying attention, they’d see the Republican national security brand melt before their eyes in the past couple weeks. They first smeared the White House about reading Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab his Miranda rights. Then it came out that Abdulmutallab was talking after an interrogation process marked by help from his family and [...]

Two-Faced Republicans Questioned On Richard Reid/Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Parallels

By: Wednesday December 30, 2009 12:15 pm

It’s fun to see Josh Marshall getting back to a core competency of TPM – taking one issue and refusing to let it go. Today he asks a simple question for those in the GOP trying to criticize the Justice Department for trying Umar Farouk Abdulmtallab in criminal court: why, then, was Richard Reid, the [...]

Intentional Misinterpretation Of Napolitano “System Worked” Comment Continues

By: Tuesday December 29, 2009 8:26 am

Add Eugene Robinson to the list of those misrepresenting Janet Napolitano’s statements in the aftermath of the failed Christmas terrorist attack. Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano’s initial assessment of the Christmas Day airliner attack — that “the system worked” — doesn’t quite match the absurdity of “Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job.” But [...]

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