May 23, 2013
Weekly Video Roundup
Posted on Dec 8, 2006
In this week’s installment, “Daily Show” correspondent John Oliver mocks Rumsfeldian “ironic distance” from the war; NBC’s David Gregory rakes the White House’s Tony Snow over a bed of coals; and “Hardball” host Tim Russert airs Bush’s dirty laundry on national TV.
In this MSNBC clip from “Countdown,” NBC’s David Gregory grills White House spokesman Tony Snow on the contents of a leaked memo written by Donald Rumsfeld in which the outgoing defense secretary embraced the very same troop redeployment strategy that the White House had labeled “cut and run.”
The “Daily Show” correspondent has a field day with Donald Rumsfeld’s attempts to spin defeat in Iraq as something not-quite-defeat in the memo referred to in our No. 1 item.
No. 3: Snowing the Iraq Study Group
Jon Stewart mocks Tony Snow’s attempts to spin the Iraq Study Group’s recommendations as being in line with existing White House policies.
No. 4: Tim Tells It Like It Is
“Meet the Press” host Tim Russert, squaring off with Bush’s national security advisor, Stephen Hadley, lays out a damning list of mistakes and incorrect predictions made by the Bush administration.
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