In Fortitude and Caution, Marvin states: "Media and political leaders have become caricatures of the foolish who know no discretion and state truth and falsehood as one. The impact on distant shores being difficult to immediately know – it can be safely assured not to be to our advantage."
Illustrating to that end, Marc Schulman has taken it upon himself to research and chronicle the New York Times' Jekyll & Hyde routine on Iraq over the past dozen years and two administrations in
The New York Times on Iraq, 1993-2005 (Part I). His opening two NYT quotes bookend the miraculous transformation that belies intellectual honesty.
Simply outstanding research. Look for Parts II & III to follow.