Richard Perle Calls Seymour
Hersh A Terrorist (3/10)
While I was working on my blog, I heard the thin skinned Dr. Strangelove, Richard Perle,
call Seymour Hersh a terrorist on CNN's Late Addition. Here is
Hersh's New Yorker
article. Here is a
extract from the transcript:
There's an article in the New Yorker magazine by Seymour Hersh that's just
coming out today in which he makes a serious accusation against you that
you have a conflict of interest in this because you're involved in some
business that deals with homeland security, you potentially could make
some money if, in fact, there is this kind of climate that he accuses you
Let me read a quote from the New Yorker
article, the March 17th issue, just out now. "There is no question that
Perle believes that removing Saddam from power is the right thing to do.
At the same time, he has set up a company that may gain from a war."
PERLE: I don't believe that a company
would gain from a war. On the contrary, I believe that the successful
removal of Saddam Hussein, and I've said this over and over again, will
diminish the threat of terrorism. And what he's talking about is
investments in homeland defense, which I think are vital and are
Look, Sy Hersh is the closest thing
American journalism has to a terrorist, frankly.
It is my fear that these Brownshirts in the Bush Administration are
going to start having Ashcroft arrest people like Seymour Hersh, Michael
Moore or anybody, who questions or condemns their immoral war.
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