Sam Smith, 2003 - If you want to confirm the Washington Post's affection for the CIA, not to mention its attraction to politically perverted role models, check out its obituary section. Just a few weeks after giving the notorious Richard Helms false nobility in an obituary, it sent off another egregious CIA figure, Theodore Shackley, … Continue reading

Our most notorious party

Sam Smith - The most notorious party we ever gave not only made it into the Washington Post and Washington Star-News, but also into the hearing record of the Senate Judiciary Committee' investigation into "subversion of law enforcement intelligence gathering operations." The 1974 event was a fund-raiser for the Fifth Estate, a creation of Norman … Continue reading Our most notorious party