State Department Spokesman Ousted

American VoicesPolitics ISSUE 47•11 Mar 15, 2011

P.J. Crowley, a spokesman for the State Department, was forced to resign following comments he made at MIT about the alleged mistreatment of imprisoned Wikileaks source Pfc. Bradley Manning. What do you think?

  • “This is why I never talk about someone who I know for a fact is being abused. It always causes way too much drama." ”

    Rick Allison –
    Railroad Car-Inspector

  • “I got fired from my job for the same type of thing, only it was for pointing out that there were a lot of people taking 35-minute lunches besides Jenny and me." ”

    Lola Marino –
    Unemployed

  • “Hey, I don't have a problem helping the government lie about torturing its own citizens. Can I have his job?"”

    Wallace Kenney –
    Abstractor