Corey Robin: In the Name of Security, 19 October 2006
Show More The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government by David Johnson.
Chicago, 277 pp., £13, May 2006, 0 226 40190 1Show More
Terrorism and the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the Name of National Security by David Cole and James Dempsey.
New Press, 320 pp., £10.99, March 2006, 1 56584 939 6Show More
General Ashcroft: Attorney at War by Nancy Baker.
Kansas, 320 pp., £26.50, April 2006, 0 7006 1455 9Show More
State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration by James Risen.
Free Press, 240 pp., £18.99, January 2006, 0 7432 7578 0Show More
Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush by Eric Boehlert.
Free Press, 352 pp., $25, May 2006, 0 7432 8931 5Show More
“... unions. The effects of this outsourcing of repression are particularly visible in the media. As Eric Boehlert shows in Lapdogs, his scathing and exhaustively researched critique of contemporary journalism, the US media practises a form of censorship that must be the envy of tyrants everywhere. Without the government lifting a finger, informal pressure ...”