The New York Times columnist argues that the political elites and pundits who perpetuated the Bush administration’s disinformation and calls for war seem to have learned nothing from that experience. Case in point: the deficit obsession.
In this far-ranging interview on KPFK’s “Beneath the Surface” radio show, Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer talks with host Suzi Weissman about the coming presidential election, the consolidation of mass media and Truthdig’s May 22 debate between Chris Hedges and Sam Harris on the roles of religion and politics. Update: Full transcript now available.
Watch David Gregory catching the White House spokesman in a lie about his policy of not disclosing participants of Bush’s staff-level meetings. | Crooks and Liars has the video. Think Progress proves that McClellan is lying.