Who Should Get Credit for Bin Laden Op?


Spencer Ackerman of Danger Room takes Loren Thompson to task in this post: Defense Industry Shill: Give Lockheed Credit for Bin Laden Kill.

We've debated Thompson's role around here before. Check out this take down:

Thompson is a defense consultant for profit as well as a military analyst, an inherent conflict of interest. His writing, like that of Lexington’s, more broadly, consistently cheerleads for the defense industry. And it’s especially conspicuous that Thompson’s op-ed is published on the same day that Politico reports Lockheed Martin is threatening to throw thousands of people out of work before a presidential election unless Congress rolls back hundreds of billions of dollars in defense cuts that its failed deficit-reduction gambit teed up

Do you come down more on Ackerman's side or Thompson's? Or your own side altogether? ;-)

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