From the Democalypse Blog
America is debating the viability of torture. Let me say it again. America is debating the viability of torture.
It makes me sick, sick at heart, sick of those who treat this as a close moral call while crowing about the 2004 victory of âmoral valuesâ at the polls.
To much of the world, we are becoming the kind of monsters our own âGreatest Generationâ â my father among them â is justly celebrated for defeating in World War II. Read More...
The Los Angeles Times Book Review (Sun., Oct. 31) gave a cover-story thumbs up to Glenn Smith's and Texans for Truth book, Unfit Commander: Texans for Truth Take On George W. Bush. The Book Review also panned the swift boaters from hell book attacking John Kerry, Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out against John Kerry.
Orville Schell, the well-respected Dean of the UC Berkeley School of Journalism, penned the below review of Smith's book. Smith "exposes the abyss that is opening between reality and fantasy in this nation's representation of its leaders and important public issues," wrote Schell.
Of the swift boater's book, Michael Parks wrote, "This book is not journalism. The authors feel no need to be factual, accurate, truthful, fair or, finally, compassionate, all of which we tell journalism students they should be." Parks is director of the School of Journalism at USC's Annenberg School for Communication.
Click here to read the full text of the Los Angeles Times Book Review article.
Click here to read more about our new book, Unfit Commander: Texans for Truth Take on George W. Bush.
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