Defending the Indefensible
It's an all-out public relations assault. The Bush Administration wants to change what you think about the Iraq War. Glenn Greenwald pulls together a boat-load of excellent examples.
There is nothing like a feeling of besiegement and desperation to make a political movement -- one that knows it is in its "last throes" -- show its true colors. The Supreme General-Commander has now decreed that any opposition to the "surge" helps The Enemy. Therefore, according to Bush followers -- beginning with the Vice President and moving down -- it is now the solemn duty of every patriotic American, especially those in Congress, to refrain from [...]