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  • February 26, 2004

    Press Watch

    The conduct of our major newspapers in the run-up to the Iraq war calls to mind William Hazlitt's famous appraisal of the Times of London.

    Scott Sherman

  • October 9, 2003

    The President’s Response To the Report Stating That No Weapons of Mass Destruction Have Been Found in Iraq

    The President now says that Kay's report--
    Which plainly states that weapons of the sort

    Calvin Trillin

  • September 4, 2003

    Colin Powell and ‘The Power of Audacity’

    One of the problems with the media coverage of this Administration is that it requires bad manners.

    Eric Alterman

  • September 4, 2003

    UK Sideshow to Iraq

    With its daily dominance of the headlines and a stellar cast from the worlds of government, secret intelligence and the media, the Hutton inquiry, playing here until the end of the month, is ea

    D.D. Guttenplan

  • August 28, 2003

    Just Wait

    The White House said, although it wasn't true,
    Iraq must be invaded, PDQ,
    Since terrorists, who'd caught us unaware,
    Were with Iraq, and always gathered there.

    Calvin Trillin


  • July 31, 2003

    Meet the Prime WMD Fabricator

    Week after week Bush and his people have been getting pounded by newly emboldened Democrats and liberal pundits for having exaggerated the threat posed by Saddam Hussein and his still-elusive w

    Alexander Cockburn

  • July 17, 2003

    ‘Lyndon B. Bush’?

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    Eric Alterman

  • July 17, 2003

    The Truth Emerges, Sort Of

    Aha! So Tenet is the guy
    Responsible for Bush's lie
    About the Niger A-bomb deal
    That from the start was quite unreal.
    The Niger lie's off Tenet's chest.

    Calvin Trillin

  • July 17, 2003

    Nigergate Thuggery

    Did senior Bush officials blow the cover of a US intelligence officer working covertly in a field of vital importance to national security--and break the law--in order to strike at a Bush Admin

    David Corn

  • July 2, 2003

    WMD: Who Knew What?

    "Intelligence is an art, not a science," says Deputy Defense Secretary Wolfowitz. Secretary of State Powell observes, "There are always debates about intelligence subjects.

    David Corn