Editorial: Watching the Scooter ‘n’ Judy Show By BECKY O'MALLEY

Tuesday October 18, 2005

Topic A among the chattering classes on Sunday was the curious case of Judith (we all call her Judy now) Miller. People we talked to (five or six regular New York Times news consumers, intelligent, well-educated, on top of things) had all read the two pieces in the Times, one by other reporters and the other by Judy herself, and they uniformly reported themselves to be more confused than ever. It’s less and less clear (1) what she thought she was doing, (2) why she went to jail, and (3) what “The Times” wearing all its various departmental hats (news, editorial, publisher) thought it was doing. -more-

Editorial When a Fella Needs a Friend: The Real Reason Bush Chose Miers By BECKY O'MALLEY

Friday October 14, 2005

There’s only one word for the flap on the right about the nomination of Harriet Miers for the Supreme Court: delicious. And as Dubya tries ever harder to dig himself out of this one, it looks ever more delicious. -more-

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