Post Lost

Although Neal Boortz comes across as a bit too pro-Bush and pro-Iraq War for my tastes lately, his morning column pointed out an interesting piece of journalism that reeks of something that goes beyond just a little spin.

In its coverage of the declassified 6 August 2001 memo, The Washington Post reported that the FBI "had information that terrorists might be preparing for a hijacking in the United States and might be targeting a building in Lower Manhattan".

I've read the actual document through and through, and I'm still trying to find where the newspaper got this specific information about hijacked planes crashing into Lower Manhattan.

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Given that the World Trade

Given that the World Trade Center had already been attacked, that should have been very high on their priority list of buildings to look out for. Still, that Washington Post stunt is pretty disappointing.