Weekly Video Roundup
This week our selection of Truthdig-flavored videos contains a hysterical satire of Bush’s State of the Union speech and two revealing then-and-now comparisons: one of John McCain’s hypocrisies and one of Bush’s rhetorical parallels between Iraq and Iran.
No. 1: The Real McCain.com
Documentary filmmaker Robert Greenwald (“Outfoxed” “Iraq for Sale”) produced this video (and accompanying website) to expose the blatant contradictions John McCain has made on issues like Iraq, gay marriage and the Confederate flag.
No. 2: State of the Union Satire
James Adomian returns with another dead-on sendup of Bush’s address. Don’t miss the Democratic response at the end. Watch it:
Also, watch Adomian’s 2006 version:
No. 3: Bush’s Disturbing Iraq-Iran Parallels
Olbermann put together a video package that compares Bush’s 2002 rhetoric about Iraq with his 2007 rhetoric about Iran. It’s not pretty.
No. 4: Robertson and Falwell Get Left Behind
This cute, quick clip from “The Family Guy” envisions your favorite “agents of intolerance,” Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson, as the only two humans left on Earth after the Rapture.