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Bloomberg | Share The View - December 9, 2014: Bush Was Kept in the Dark

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Share  The View THE LATEST OPINIONS FROM BLOOMBERG VIEW DECEMBER 9, 2014 bloombergview.com DECLASSIFIED Josh Rogin and Eli Lake:   "President George W. Bush was never briefed by the Central Intelligence Agency on the details of harsh interrogation techniques and secret detention of terror suspects for the first four years of the controversial program, and when he did find out the details, he was 'uncomfortable' with some of the practices, according to the long-awaited report by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence."   Read more... POLITICS The Editors:  "New Republican leaders in Congress will shortly decide whether to reappoint Douglas Elmendorf as director of the Congressional Budget Office. Does this matter? you may ask. More is at stake than you'd think."   Read more... ECONOMICS Noah Smith:   " Tomorrow , Jean Tirole will officially receive his Nobel Prize in economics. He was a pretty obvious candidate for the prize, g