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Jimmy Carter: Bush Exploited 9/11

HeadlineOct 25, 2004

And in an interview with the Guardian of London, former president Jimmy Carter has accused President Bush of exploiting 9/11 and abandoning efforts to control the spread of nuclear weapons. Carter also criticized the media for its handling of the Bush administration. He said, “The press have been cowed, because they didn’t want to be unpatriotic. There has been a lack of inquisitive journalism. In fact, it’s hard to think of a major medium in the United States that has been objective and fair and balanced, and critical when criticism was deserved.”

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