by digby

Over the holiday break I wrote a post about and initiative spearheaded by Ari Melber of the Nation and to ask President-elect Obama if he will appoint a special prosecutor to investigate war crimes in the Bush administration over at (In a previous round, it was the sixth most asked question, and the new administration has only agreed to answer the first five, so it went unanswered. )

This time, through their efforts, it's number one. This is particularly important, since the press has only asked Obama about this one time, last April. And a lot has happened since then, most obviously the fact that Vice President is all over television admitting to war crimes as if he's proud of it. quotes Melber saying:

"With so few journalists directly asking the President-Elect about these issues, however, it is up to the rest of us to put accountability and the rule of law on the agenda."

Yes we can.

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