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Better Check Those “Reliable Sources,” Scott

Scott Horton, April 14: “The Bush Six to Be Indicted”

Spanish prosecutors have decided to press forward with a criminal investigation targeting former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and five top associates over their role in the torture of five Spanish citizens held at Guantánamo, several reliable sources close to the investigation have told The Daily Beast.

Reality, April 16: “Prosecutor: Drop Case Against Those Bush Officials”

MADRID, Spain (CNN) — Prosecutors will recommend that a Spanish court drop its investigation of six former officials in the administration of U.S. George W. Bush for alleged torture of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Spain’s attorney general said Thursday.

David Frum has more on Horton’s “enthusiastic credulity and indifference to fact.”