24 Apr 2006 Cliff Kincaid: Give Back the Tainted Pulitzers
Cliff Kincaid has posted an interesting column about what he calls the “tainted Pulitzers” of Dana Priest (Washington Post) and James Risen/Eric Lichtblau (New York Times).
…during an on-line discussion of her article, Priest was asked specifically about my charge that her article reflected “the view of a faction in the agency that opposes this policy and wants to use the Post to convey its view publicly.” Priest dismissed my column, saying it was laughable……If [fired CIA official Mary O.] McCarthy was a Priest source, as has been reported, then it is absolutely clear that Priest deliberately deceived the public about where she got the story. Talking about CIA officers voting for Bush was a diversion. She was covering up…