Why Wasn't Judy Fired?
Len had a find at Dark Bilious Vapors
: 3 Old Men
The first article I read, Judith Miller: Dark Actor
, caused me to change my mind about Ms. Miller - she isn't a reporter on the make; she's a full-fledged member of the neocons.
The most important thing I had missed was the book, Saddam Hussein and the Crisis in the Gulf
that she co-wrote in 1990 with the goddess of the neocons, Laurie Mylroie.
Ms. Miller was in communication with Dr. David Kelly, having used him as a research source for her book, Germs
, on biological weapons. Dr. Kelly was the source for the BBC report on the "sexing up" of the Blair government's "dodgy dossier" that was used to justify the Iraq War, and who committed suicide when identified. One of his last e-mails was to Ms. Miller.
Miller isn't an independent observer; she's an insider. The New York Times
should have cut their ties with Miller or moved her to the op-ed pages long ago. She wasn't drinking the kool-aid; she was making it.