Greg Mitchell writes a daily blog for The Nation focusing on media, politics and culture. He is the former editor of Editor & Publisher and author of thirteen books. His latest book, on the 2012 Obama-Romney race, is Tricks, Lies, and Videotape. His other books include Atomic Cover-Up, The Campaign of the Century (winner of the Goldsmith Book Prize), two books related to WikiLeaks and a pair of books with Robert Jay Lifton on Hiroshima and the death penalty in America. His Twitter feed is @GregMitch and he can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org. His personal blog is Pressing Issues.
"Why fight a war that even the general in charge says can't be won?"
Plus witchcraft, churches in Muslim countries, and public opinion on the Tea Party.
On Greg Mitchell's role in getting John Hall elected to congress, and why he deserves re-election this fall.
Plus high-profile name calling from Limbaugh, Parker Spitzer, and Paladino spokesman
The journalist who broke the story of the Pentagon Papers speaks out on how the media isn't doing its job in covering the war in Iraq.
Your morning roundup of the most important stories, political foibles, and other gems you might have missed around the internet. Today: polling is getting worse, taxes are important, Stewart mocks Sanchez, and Parker-Spitzer kicks off with Andrew Breitbart.
A closer look at Kathleen Parker's take on the idea of a 'full-blooded' American president and the crisis of American identity.
Your morning roundup of the most important stories, political foibles, and gems you might have missed around the internet. Up today: Drones, kill teams, The Social Network, Stewart vs. Sanchez, Fox News's dirty laundry, and more.
Rouse and Rahm, Gaza flotilla raid exposed, more Paladino madness, DADT mocked.