Media Lens: Burying the Legal Advice for War – Part 1

4 May 2005 — Media Lens

Marr Serves Up A Liberal Herring

The BBC’s political editor, Andrew Marr, said last week of the publishing of the Attorney General’s March 7, 2003 advice on the legality of war:

“For two years people have suspected that somehow the Attorney General believed the war to be illegal, and was bullied, and suborned, and pressured into changing that view. What we’ve learned today is that that was not the case, that his original view was a bit more balanced…” (BBC 22:00 News, April 28, 2005)

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