Lori Wallach is MSNBC's 'Muckraker of the Day'
From Todd Tucker @ Eyes on Trade: Outrage over Bush giving paramilitary-linked Colombian President Alvaro Uribe [the Medal of Freedom] is spreading, and for good reason. When your country’s leader awards its highest civilian honor to a man linked to the murder of unionists and human rights activists and presides over the worst human rights abuses and deepening humanitarian disaster in the hemisphere, outrage is beyond appropriate, it’s required.
MSNBC asked Lori [Wallach, director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch division] on their 1600 Pennsylvania Ave show last night to examine the audacity of this hypocritical doublespeak.
To read the rest of this post and to see the video clip of Wallach on MSNBC, go to Eyes on Trade.