Carl Bernstein on Senate Hearings

by Miguel de Icaza

Carl Bernstein, one of the reporters that triggered the fall of Nixon, calls for senate hearings on the Cheney administration.

Most of what we have learned about the reality of this administration--and the disconcerting mind-set and decision-making process of President Bush himself--has come not from the White House or the Pentagon or the Department of Homeland Security or the Treasury Department, but from insider accounts by disaffected members of the administration after their departure, and from distinguished journalists, and, in the case of a skeletal but hugely significant body of information, from a special prosecutor. And also, of late, from an aide-de-camp to the British prime minister. Almost invariably, their accounts have revealed what the president and those serving him have deliberately concealed [...]

Posted on 19 Apr 2006