Why is everyone picking on poor Sidney Blumenthal, who is clearly telling the truth in his new tome? I mean, everyone is either lying about him or questioning his integrity and honesty. The list of liars include:
Ronald Brownstein: Ultimately [Blumenthal] is too much the believer to be believed.”
John Giuffo: The last thing Clinton White House strategist Sidney Blumenthal’s groin-pull of a hagiography can be called is objective.
Michael Isikoff: Sid Blumenthal rearranges facts and besmirches the character of his fellow journalists. And he wonders why people dislike him.
Joseph Lelyveld: Out of all this turmoil, high aspiration, low comedy, and misspent passion, a certified writer who had achieved a little distance and perspective might have been able to fashion a memorable book. His dual status as a courtier would hardly have been a disqualification. But any thought that a Duc de Saint-Simon might have been lurking in the Versailles of the Clinton White House is soon dispelled as one endures the vertiginous experience of reliving our last president’s operatic ups and downs through this massive volume.
Dick Morris: For those who haven