George W. Bush

Republicans Propagating Falsehoods in Attacks on Health-Care Reform

WASHINGTON POST By Steven Pearlstein Friday, August 7, 2009 As a columnist who regularly dishes out sharp criticism, I try not to question the motives of people with whom I don’t agree. Today, I’m going to step over that line. The recent attacks by Republican leaders and their ideological fellow-travelers on the effort to reform […]


Bob Somerby on Maddow, Dowd, Matthews and Mission Accomplished

THE DAILY HOWLER LIKE DOWD ON RICE: Good God. The history of an age could be found in Greg Mitchell’s post last Friday. Or could it? On the sixth anniversary of “Mission Accomplished,” Mitchell recalled the way big pundits recorded Commander Bush’s splashdown on the deck of the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln. The commander strutted about […]