- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008.
His exhibit A: Hey, the former director of the CIA agrees with me! A lot of his other stuff is similar evidence of a “dog bites man” nature.
He concludes that Mayer has made a career of spinning the torture narrative. Actually, Marc, she had a career long before that. She just happened to be appalled by you and your panicky pals and rightly focused on the damage you all have done to the country. I believe that more has been done than is publicly known.
I really do believe in civility and tolerance. But people who undermine our country, its values, and its standing in the world are close to the edge for me.
John Hudson is a staff writer for Foreign Policy where he chases down stories from Foggy Bottom to the White House, the Pentagon to Embassy Row. Between 2009 and 2012, John covered politics and global affairs for The Atlantic Wire. In 2008, he covered the August War between Russia and Georgia for Salon.com and other news outlets. Over the years, he's dug up resignation-causing FEC documents; unmasked world-famous Internet trolls; exposed bizarre Photoshopping by government media; and revealed a secret Iranian military facility. John's weakness is cold craft beer from his birthplace of Grand Rapids, Michigan. He's appeared on MSNBC, BBC, C-SPAN, Fox News radio, and other broadcast outlets.| Report |