Question: So The Path to 9/11 is "seriously well done," huh? Does an obvious political bias and a shameful disregard for the facts matter? While I realize all docudramas are somewhat fact-flawed by nature, I find this one particularly distressing, as it capitalizes on one of the most traumatic events in this country's history. Does it matter that this is being presented with the 2006 election right around the corner? Is this responsible, or merely partisan entertainment, designed to further drive a wedge between the citizens of this country?
Answer: I found the movie to be tough on both administrations, Clinton's and Bush's. I didn't see it as a whitewash of the Bush camp, as liberals are carping, or as a screed against Clinton's, as the conservatives are crowing.
Given that my deadline for writing about this movie came before the partisan attacks in the blogosphere and criticisms by members of the 9/11 Commission became public, I can only defend my opinion by saying I was judging The