Never Intended for the Public Eye

Remember when the New York Times wouldn’t run stories on the ClimateGate emails because those were “never intended for the public eye”?

Eric Schmitt, Robert F. Worth, and the Gray Lady ran this today:


U.S. quietly takes terror war to Yemen

In the midst of two unfinished major wars, the United States has quietly opened a third, largely covert front against Al Qaeda in Yemen.

A “largely covert” war being covered in the New York Times. If global warming research funding is threatened, can’t run the story. But if it’s only US troops and foreign policy jeopardized, go with it. I mean, what’s so secret about a secret war, anyway?

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