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: email@example.com. His personal blog is Pressing Issues.
Documentary, due in August, reveals widespread coverup. Read about it here, watch video on Tillman's life and the official trailer.
Featuring Glenn Beck University, Lindsey Graham so not gay, Andrew Sullivan battles Andrew Breitbart, plus Johnny Cash and GOP bloopers, and much more.
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Today's "cheat sheet," featuring Nick Kristof from the West Bank, the media retreat on waterboarding as torture, Obama as "girly" president, the "hot" Russian spy, Pete Seeger and the "Big Muddy," and much more.
John Kerry asked the question, 40 years ago, in regard to Vietnam. And, yes, that soldier has been IDed. Who will it be in the current conflict?
Your morning "cheat sheet" on best and worst in media and politics, updated often, today featuring Kagan on the stand, Breitbart's $100,000 offer to snitch on liberals, Larry King quits, Birthers rise in numbers, Jon Stewart goes Bush-whacking, and much more.
Today's "cheat sheet" features Robert Byrd's flight, Dave Weigel's comeback (via MSNBC), Colbert's grilling Michael Hastings, Steve Carell's exit, a farewell to gun restrictions, and much more.
In today's "cheat sheet," updated all day, we look at the passing of a Senate legend, Paul Krugman warns of a real "depression," more controversy over that Rolling Stone article and Afghanistan, Obama gets beery again, The Kinks play and much more.
Today featuring several grim takes on the Aghan war, World Cup beers, McChrystal allies vs. Rolling Stone, the Post vs. Dave Weigel, wingers vs. Socialism, and much more.
Today's media and politics news and commentary, updated all day, this time featuring Afghan war sinking, Obama and Medvedev lunch, Oliver Stone's goes "South," Colbert on Beck, Rand Paul goes electric, Leonard Cohen meets Sonny Rollins, much more.