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Jon Stewart does a hilarious job of comparing Obama and Bush's very different styles of conducting press conferences.

Throughout George W. Bush's presidency we laughed at Will Ferrell's impersonations to keep from crying.

The Turkish manufacturer that made the shoe that an Iraqi journalist threw at Bush earlier this month has been inundated by several hundred thousand orders.

Don't assume that the end of the Bush administration marks the end of the imperial presidency he established.

The loathing that led an Iraqi to hurl shoes at Bush serves as the world's final verdict on US folly in Iraq. It's also a caution for Obama as he ponders Afghanistan.

The Nation's Dave Zirin joins Rachel Maddow to discuss potential abuses when government agencies are given carte blanche.

Everyone was baffled by the President's use of the term "time horizon" for withdrawal from Iraq. But when you consider the term's origin on Wall Street, it makes perfect, cynical sense.

The Nation's Ari Melber and Jon Pincus tackle FISA, Elizabeth Holtzman talks impeachment--plus more on war resisters in Canada and the subprime mortgage crisis.

At the G-8 Summit, he can help bear the brunt of climate damage caused by the developing world. But don't hold your breath.

If we don't act now, future generations will see that a weapon intended to defend the rule of law grew rusty and unusable on our watch.

Blogs

Bush says these veterans are ‘overcoming their decision to volunteer’ for wars that he started, and no one’s questioning his photo op celebration. 

May 2, 2014

With the opening of George W's presidential library, pundits are rushing to whitewash the memory of those years of folly.

April 26, 2013

Cheney and Rove are “essentially invisible” at Bush’s museum. But they sure weren’t during his presidency.

April 25, 2013

Regardless of your view of the previous president’s policies, publishing his private e-mails bent ethical guidelines.

February 11, 2013

What's really bothering us is not whether torture works but that Americans are torturers.

December 14, 2012

Violence is rising, but the United States knows little or nothing about what’s really happening.

July 9, 2012

New fundraising numbers suggest Obama can’t out-raise Romney enough to compensate for the cascade of dishonest attacks on his record coming from Karl Rove and company. 

June 7, 2012

 Romney has deeper ties to Harvard than Obama. But since when does shameless pandering have to make sense? 

April 5, 2012

 Romney has deeper ties to Harvard than Obama. But since when did shameless pandering have to make sense? 

April 5, 2012