Cheney in the Crosshairs

Friday, February 17, 2006


Vice President Cheney was at the center of several serious stories this week. The one about how he shot his friend and didn’t tell the press definitely won the most coverage, but it also became a symbol for the other more complicated stories about cherry-picking intelligence in the lead-up to war and authorizing the dissemination of classified information. Murray Waas, a writer for The National Journal, joins Brooke to recap the Veep’s big week in the press and assess whether the news media took aim at the right story.

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