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Judith Miller, 'Martyr' to the Web

Slate’s Jack Shafer shreds “Judith Miller’s New Excuse” for her well-deserved comeuppance, in which she blames bloggers for (in her view) unfairly tarring her shabby (my word) journalism in the run-up to the Iraq war.

Note: Miller’s former boss, Bill Keller, all but calls her a liar in the Esquire piece Shafer cites. And Shafer observes, “(This isn’t the only recent ‘he said, she said’ story in which Miller comes out the loser. See this sidebar.) Nasty stuff…

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