State Dept Vetted Speakers for Criticism of Bush AdminstrationQuicklink submitted by John Rogue Permalink
|An internal State Department review has found that U.S. officials screened the public statements and writings of private citizens for criticism of the Bush administration before deciding whether to send them on foreign speaking assignments. The screenings amounted to "virtual censorship" in the State Department's selection of speakers, said a report by the department's Inspector General's Office.|
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