September 18, 2007
THOUGHTS ON the misquotation of Alan Greenspan. It's as if the press has an agenda that overrides its devotion to accurate reporting: "Greenspan claims that the quote was taken out of context. Greenspan called the Post -- Bob Woodward, no less -- to say that, in fact, he didn't think the White House was motivated by oil. Rather, he was. A Post story Monday explained that Greenspan had long favored Saddam Hussein's ouster because the Iraqi dictator was a threat to the Strait of Hormuz, through which much of the world's oil passes every day."