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Tony Snow’s Funeral

Posted on Jul 14, 2008 READ MORE    

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White House / Chris Greenberg

Tony Snow Dies at 53

Bush’s former press secretary was never shy about his cancer, but friends and colleagues alike were surprised by the news of his death Saturday. As the president’s mouthpiece, Snow knew scorn, but he also had the respect of a number of his critics. As The Nation’s John Nichols elegizes, he brought “a measure of dignity” to the Bush administration.

Posted on Jul 12, 2008 READ MORE

Jon Stewart

‘Daily Show’: It’s Go Time

Jon Stewart breaks down the White House’s reaction to Karl Rove’s subpoena and marvels at Tony Snow’s fondness for Yiddish.

Posted on Jul 31, 2007 READ MORE

The Real Cause of Global Warming

Posted on Apr 10, 2007 READ MORE    

Still Confessing

Posted on Mar 16, 2007 READ MORE    

Tony Snow

Watch Snow Squirm

The long-dormant White House press corps has shown signs of life in recent months, including Monday’s briefing when reporters refused to allow press secretary Tony Snow to dodge and divert their questions about the Army hospital scandal.

Posted on Feb 22, 2007 READ MORE

Tony Snow on Iran

Reporters Press Snow to Justify Iran Claims

Remember how the White House used weasel words and half-truths to link Iraq with al-Qaida? This clip shows more of the same, but this time it’s Tony Snow dubiously linking Iraq and Iran—and reporters are having none of it.

Posted on Feb 14, 2007 READ MORE

Gitmo detainees

U.S. Will Give All U.S. Detainees Geneva Rights

The White House said this morning that every prisoner in Gitmo and in U.S. military custody everywhere is entitled to Geneva Convention protections. Bush spokesman Tony Snow claimed that this apparent about-face is “not really a reversal of policy,” while admitting that it stems directly from the Supreme Court’s striking down of Bush’s military tribunals.

  • Reminder: This is far from total victory. Constitutional expert Glenn Greenwald reminds us that the Hamdan ruling also removed any conceivable argument to support Bush’s illegal wiretapping programs, and we haven’t heard about any policy shift on that front….

  • Posted on Jul 11, 2006 READ MORE

    Tony Snow, Brit Hume, Chris Matthews Helped to Raise Funds for Abramoff Charity

    Three TV newsmen took lead roles in organzation that appears to play key role in lobbyist scandal. story

    Posted on Jan 4, 2006 READ MORE

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