Wednesday, December 21, 2005

The Back Story

A back story is the story behind the story, but precious little back story has made it into print regarding The New York Times’ Dec. 19 blockbuster on President Bush’s secret directive authorizing the National Security Agency’s domestic surveillance program, let alone why the piece was held for more than a year.

All things considered, New York Observer writer Gabriel Sherman does a decent job of piecing together what is known. Here’s a link:

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