Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Dowd & Pelosi, Birds of a Feather?

From the Huffington Post:
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, in an email to the Huffington Post, admits that a paragraph in her Sunday column was lifted from Talking Points Memo editor Josh Marshall's blog last Thursday. Dowd claims that she never read his blog last week, but was told the line by a friend of hers.
Likewise, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi - during a News Conference on May 14 - defended herself against allegations she had been briefed about the CIA's waterboarding program, saying she had never been briefed about the program and had only heard about it from others who'd been briefed about it:
"My assistant told me that the committee had been briefed [about waterboarding]... but I did not [personally] get the briefing......"
Dowd & Pelosi, 'birds of a feather'?