NYT: Hillary Confidante Counseled State Department on Behalf of Business Interests While Employed By Clinton Foundation

Sidney Blumenthal / AP

Longtime Clinton confidante Sid Blumenthal advised Hillary Clinton’s State Department during the conflict in Libya, the New York Times reports. Blumenthal’s unofficial involvement in State Department affairs, which occurred while he was on the payroll of various Clinton-related organizations, was more extensive than previously known, and is likely to earn him a subpoena from the Republican-led congressional committee investigating the Benghazi attacks.

Paul Krugman Is a Self-Righteous Moron

Paul Krugman wears a fancy medal. (AP)

Paul Krugman is very concerned about ideologues. “The most reckless and dangerous ideologues,” he wrote in New York Times last week, “are often those who imagine themselves ideology-free.” You know, people like this guy.

With Obama Under Heat, New York Times Defends Drone Strikes

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Visitors of the New York Times website—a go-to for criticism of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and all enhanced interrogation techniques—on Friday will find that it has a far more nuanced take on President Barack Obama’s use of drone strikes in the Middle East that resulted in a dead American hostage.