Sully eviscerates those responsible with his usual gusto:
The editors who insisted on these changes remain liars and cowards and a disgrace to journalism and a free society. They should quit for this kind of open deception and craven cowardice in putting power before truth. They remind you that if you really want to understand what is going on in the world, the New York Times will only publish what the government deems is fit to print - even in its choice of words.
And again, I feel that sick churning in my stomach telling me I need to do something to move the country forward towards a place where these crimes can be faced, and dealt with.
This cannot be swept under the rug. And this will not be forgotten. Whatever his other accomplishments as president, if Obama does not do something to bring those responsible to justice, his time in office will be remembered with regret and the sense of a missed opportunity. At best.