Only the Guardian seems to have posted Bradley Manning's entire pre-sentencing apology for his leaks.
At the time of my decisions, as you know, I was dealing with a lot of issues, issues that are ongoing and continuing to affect me. Although a considerable difficulty in my life, these issues are not an excuse for my actions.
I understood what I was doing, and decisions I made. However, I did not fully appreciate the broader effects of my actions.
Those factors are clear to me now, through both self-refection during my confinement in various forms, and through the merits and sentecing testimony that I have seen here.
Chris Geidner and Sapna Maheshwari ask corporations whether they'll stick with the Sochi Olympics.
Alec MacGillis says voter suppression will outlast Barack Obama's elections.
Max Fisher has a useful Egypt primer.
Jonathan Chait sees a great beast slouching toward Washington, waiting to be born.
If the headline says a "congressman" does something crazy and headline-making, half the time it's gonna be Texas Rep. Steve Stockman.
And Bill McMorris goes on a journey among the Juggalos.
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