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April 16, 2005

The Bush Clown Show Continues

Matthew Yglesias reports:

Matthew Yglesias: New Depths Discovered:

The State Department decided to stop publishing an annual report on international terrorism after the government's top terrorism center concluded that there were more terrorist attacks in 2004 than in any year since 1985, the first year the publication covered.

That's Jonathan Landay reporting for Knight-Ridder. And it really does seem to be as simple as that. According to Landay's sources, the administration only wants reports showing that terrorism is going down, and if the State Department's methods don't produce that result, then their report just won't be done. Lovely.

Posted by DeLong at April 16, 2005 12:21 PM