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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.

Watch it:


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.

Bush's Parallels

Watch it

  • Also, see this Vanity Fair article, which has more frightening news on the topic.

  • 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.

    Family Guy

    Watch it

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